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PUBLISHED EVERY HON DAY AND THURSDAY. TIIOS. A. BUCKLEY, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. OFFICE: MAIN STREET A DOVE CENTRE. SUBSCRIPTION RATES. Ono Year 81 50 SLx Months 75 Four Months 50 Two Mouths 25 gulwicrll>ers arc requested to observe the date following the name on the labels of their papers. By referring to this they can toll at a glance how they stand on the books In this olßco. For Instance: (irover Cleveland 28June95 means that Urover Is paid up to JuncSS, J895. Keep the figures in advance of the present date. Report promptly to this ofllce when your paper j 1B not received. All arrearages must LW paid when paper is discontinued, or collection will be uiude in the manner provided by law. FREELAND, PA., MAY 10, 1894. Alien tlie McKinley bill was pass el its schedules wore arraugeil by the protected interests according to ' their notions of what was the limit of popular endurance. The Wilson bill is manipulated by a bevy of protec tionist Democratic senators, who go as far as they dare in reconstructing its schedules against the interest of consumers without making the bill so outrageous that no change would be preferable to the changes proposed. The fact has been developed that there is no real Democratic majority in the senate.— PUila. Record. This is the way the London Daily News presented the status of tiie Coxey movement in this country to its readers on April 21; "Washing ton is threatened with a new invasion. Bands of unemployed, set in motion by the eloquence of a member of con gress named Coxey, arc converging upon it from many points of the com pass. They come, or are coming, not only from Virginia Maryland, but from the Middle States, from Indiana and Pennsylvania, from New England and Connecticut. They aro under stood to be about to demand SSOO, 000,000 for unemployed relief." Billy Hines is still the only candi date who wants the Democratic nomi nation for congress, and it is conced ed on all sides that he will get it without a struggle. After the con vention Billy will make several tours of the district and give a grand dis play of oratorical fireworks, telling about tho trials anil tribulations he endured on behalf of the dear work ingmen while in office. Billy has the story down fine, and can rattle off a speech of self-praise as no other man in the county could do, but how the records differ from his account of the work will be shown up in due time. Humbugs have had their day. Kx-State Senator Morgan 11. Williams, of \\ ilkes-Barre, is doing his best to shove aside John Leisenring in the con gressional race in Luzerne county. The Democrats, however, do not propose to allow any Republican to represent the twelfth district in tlie next congress.— Phila. Record. The Democrats of this district would, if given an opportunity, allow none but a Democrat to bo elected to congress, but the nominee already picked out for them by the party bosses is not a Democrat in anything but name, consequently it is no fault of theirs if John Leisenring or any other Republican is sent to represent the district. The present incumbent is slated fur renomination, and since ho has disgraced his party and his district in congress it is going too far to ask the Democrats of Luzerne to disgrace themselves by giving him another election. The Democratic candidate for gov ernor, whoever he may be, will not stand a very sure chance of being elected, but the candidate for lieu tenant governor will have a great' deal in bis favor from present indica tions. Quay's selection for the posi tion is Walter Lyon, of Allegheny, and although "Jack" Robinson is making a splendid light for the nomi nation it is certain that Quay's man will win, as he usually does in con ventions. Against Lyon is leagued the church element of western Penn sylvania, comprising nearly every Sabbath organization in that part of tho state, including the Young Wen's Christian Association and kindred societies. J hey oppose him because of bis efforts to have the "Sunday laws" repealed, and in circulars and through tho press threaten to use every influence they can weild to de feat him. If the Democrats nomi nate a strong candidate, Colonel Ricketts, of Wilkes-Barre, for in stance, he will have strength behind that will undoubtedly elect him. PLEASURE CALENDAR. May 19.—Picnic of Shamrock Drum Corps, at Kckley grove. May 29.—Annual ball of St. Ann's T. A. 11. Pioneer Corps, at Ireeland opera house. Admission, 50 cents. May 30.—8a1l of Young Men's Slavo nian Society, at Haas' hall. Admis sion, 25 cents. May 30.—liall for the benefit of the First Slavonian school, at Kreeland opera house. Admission, -j", cents May 30.—Fifth annual picnic of Tigers Athletic Club, at Kreeland Public park June 23.—Excursion of Young Men's A. B. Society to (ilen Onoko. Black shirt waist, 95c. at McDonald's. Modern Educational Methods. The difference in principle between the old and the new educational meth ods is this: At the present time, if the scholar is not induced to study by the attractive methods by which learning is now imparted, if the arts of moral suasion do not overcome juvenile indo lence and obstinacy, the scholar goes into the world with no knowledge or discipline of mind, but with conceit in the partial education he has re ceived which will prevent hi in from learning anything more. In tlu old time, writes Hon. William Pope Dab- 1 ney in Blue and Gray, it was differ- j ent. There was no royal road to knowledge. The master had been paid to teach, and whether the bright, j ambitious boy could rapidly ascend the mount of science or whether the dunce came slowly on, impeded by the thorns along the path, the teacher saw to it that both should learn. The bird . that can sing must be made to sing; the dunce was classed with the smart j boy, and by his pulling in front and the master driving up the rear, the : dunce was forced to learn. There are ' now all over the country men who were dunces at school, and by coercion they have attained the heights of a lofty education. If they learned noth ing else at the old-field school, they at . least learned to study. THREE twenty dollar bills and seven ten dollar bills of Uncle Sam's good money have been causing tho city treasurer of Philadelphia more anxiety than all the millions that roll into his strong boxes in the course of a year. This one hundred and thirty dollars was the property of an unfortunate Japanese leper, who died in the Mu nicipal hospital last January. Tho money was the savings of years as cook. After his death it was subjected to high pressure steam disinfection, and as tho Jap technically owed tho city about three hundred dollars for care in tho hospital it was turned into the city treasury. The treasurer is a bit dubious about the bills, despite the disinfection, and ho don't know whether to deposit the bills in bank for general circulation, lock them up in the vaults, or send them to Wash ington to bo destroyed and replaced by new ones. BIUTISH troops have been rushing through Maine for several months, the activity being especially noticeable at present; but no one In Maine has got excited over the matter. Indeed, very few knew anything about it until in formed by a late dispatch from St. John. These movements, it is said, aro in tho line of experiments, the liritisli government desiring to find out just how long it would take to get its men and supplies across the continent in .vent of trouble with Russia. A few weeks ago a special train carrying armament and supplies was dispatched from Halifax to Esquimault, B. C., with Instructions to stop for nothing hut water and to change engines. There were nine loaded cars on the train, and the trip was made, according to the ro port of the Canadian l'acifio officials, in less than five days. OLD-FASIIIONED country folk who have seen rural quilting parties would be astonished to know how quilts are made by wholesale in this town. There Is no such thing as the quilting frame and the wet chalked string, nor yet is there the buzz of feminine gos sip, any more than there are those "carnal considerations of tea and I toast" that helped to brighten tlio country quilting. Quilts arc made there hy the aid of powerful and swift sewing machines run hy steam, and the only buzz audible in tlio factory is that of the machinery. Men are the workers. A NEW English Invention is intended as a substitute for the horse and horse hack-riding. It is a machine or stand on which there is a saddle. It can bo so adjusted that with a slight exertion you can trot or gallop, and take as violent or gentle exercise as you choose. It may he placed in the open air or used in the gymnasium. It would he much more attractive if its mechanism could he fitted into a horso as realistic as those that arc to he had for children. THE actual land area of many ol the older states Is a matter of uncer tainty. Tho more recently admitted states and the territories have been carefully surveyed by United States engineers, and the land areas and water areas havo been distinguished. The accepted areas of the older states, however, aro in somo Instances of un certain authority, and there Is room for a great deal of Interesting geo graphical work by the state author ities. THE use of the smallest sizes of oal for the purpose of generating steam has been a veritable bonanza to the own ers of coal mines, as the cost of coal at the mines decreases In proportion to tho size, being two dollars andseventy flve cents for chestnut, seventy-five cents for buckwheat and ten cents for barley. The transportation is also less. A Philadelphia dealer recently stated that within his recollection sizes below stove coal were considered of little or no value. A DELINQUENT tenant at Whatcom, Wash., laughed at all the landlord's efforts to legally remove him from the house. At last the landlord forced hiin to get out by taking oft a portion of the root I WANTS TO BUT DJUjT NOT. 1 ucver have to hothor ab jut what clnldron j I'm not obliged to furnish bread aid othor things to feed; I never have to keep my eyes upon Iho small boy's shoes, I never huvo to smile, say "yes," or tfiooinily refuse. I never hove to foot tho bill for little baby's milk, And no ono sends an Itemized account of daughter's silk: I'm never told to call upon the corner druggist's store, And order sent somo soothing sirup, a dozen so or mora I never havo to give my cash to buy tho chil dren books, And no one yet has dared to say: "Ho has his father's looks." No creature saw mo push a gig with baby in tlie park— Although I watch tho tots that trot botweon the light and dark. I never have to do theso things that men detest and dread, At least, so married men toll mo—l am alone instead: And go alone, I'd liko to try and start my life And pracilco things I've mentioned here—but now don't have to da —II. S. Keller, in Good Housekeeping. THE SAVING OF COOTS. BY GILBERT PATTEN. gIE TIIOU Gill IHOTNM/ her divine; but lljiK ho was only a "M. 1\ curl y-h e aded / \y boy, not more / \ thrtn twenty, I \ \ \ anc * Ben timont- 1 u.l at that lie \jii * iea( * °f / tVi* s figure of t'WiK\ A P° LLO > Y CT 1,0 Wffl waa simply one °* ie arrn y s y supers who " ' / came out in tinsel and tin armor to march and pose j and form an effective background for tlie principals who won the applause of j tho audience night after night Still Ihe knew he could act He felt it in his soul, and he would prove it to the whole world some day. He was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and it made little difference if the governor had cast him off when ho left college to go on the stage, for ho knew his luclc would coino back to him in time. He was always thinking of her. Ho saw her fresh oval face in tho blue-gray rings of his cigarette smoke; the smell of roses was like the perfume of her breath; her eyes looked at him from the pansies on every corner flower stand. Perhaps this was because she was one of the band of wood nymphs who came out in pink and white to strew flowers for the feet of the prima donna to crush. She should have been a prima donna herself; he had heard her sing, and he knew. Wait till his fortune came back to liira. They were both stopping at the same wretched actors' boarding-house, ou a side street that ran from Broadway to the Bowery, and at dinner she sat op posite him at the long table around which gathered nightly a rare collec tion of chorus girls, ballet dancers, song and dance artists, variety per formers, and broken-down and hard-up people of the "legit." He knew that curly shock of yellow hair was not its natural color, and her eyelids were penciled, but she had teeth like ivory and her laugh thrilled him away down into his shoes. It was only when the professional ventriloquist, desiring the butter, made the chandelier squeak, "Shove the grease, Coots," that he be came aware he was staring at her and not eating a mouthful. He hated tho ventriloquist; for that manipulator of vocalization was the one who had given him the nickname of "Coots," and now everybody in the house called him that—even she called him that. But she was divinol The "Johnnies" gathered thickly about the stage door every night to see the chorus girls come out; but ho knew she hated the insipid fops, for he had heard her say so, and she never paid any attention to them. She usually got off first, and left the theater as soon as possible, and he had not yet commanded sufficient courage to tell her he would take her safely to the boarding house if Bhe would wait. Hut one night she was delayed, and he was close behind her when she left the theater. There was the usual throng outside the stage door, and one of them spoke to her. He had been drinking, and he placed himself in her path, offering his arm and proposing to call a cab. She AND COOTS WAS WALKING AWAY WITII HER, tried to pass him, but he caught at her arm. The next instant he lay flat on his back, and Coots was walking away with her. "Oh, I thank you, Coots!" she said, with a catchy little laugh that was like the gurgle of a brook to him. "That cad has bothered rae for a week. Per haps he'll keep away now ho has got swiped." He did not mind the slang; he ex pected it He had found everybody talked slang at the boarding house, and it sounded rather sweet and "chic" from her lips, when he would have thought it coarse from some other woman. "I'm almost ashamed to think I struck him so hard," he said; "but my blood boiled when I saw him put hia hand on your arm, Miss Thorne/' "Ohl call mo Daisy, Coots; that's (food enough for my style." "Your style! You're too modest. You are fit to star. You will someday, too." "Well, I hope you're right. All I want is to get hold of an angel. I'll work the duck for all ho is worth! Twelve dollars a week is rocky, but 1 have to do it or get off the earth." "Wait till my luck comes back to me!" cried Coots. "I'll back you then. I'll have a piece written for you." "You dear boy!" she laughed. They did not take a car. She raid she had as lief walk, as it would save the fare; and Coots was sure he had much rather walk as long as she waa at his side. "Tell me, Coots—how did you ever happen to get down to this?" she asked. Then he told her all about it, and she called him a foolish fellow, but he did not agree with her. "Mother sends mo money every now and then, without the governor know ing it," ho said. "I'll get along all right until I find an opening and do something to give me a foothold." Coots never forgot that walk down Broadway and the warm pressure given his fingers by her plump little hand when they reached the boarding-house. That night she was in all his dreams. Sidney Temple belonged to the "legit," but he was in hard luck; the "Bowery Flower" company, in which he had played the heavy villain, having stranded in Oshkosh, where they were deserted by their manager and left.to get back to New York as best they could. Temple had come in on his up pers, and he was staying at the second rate actors' boarding house until he struck another engagement How he obtained money to pay his board was something of a mystery, but it was no ticed that he had become very friendly with Coots, the two being together a great deal. Daisy was the first to sus pect the truth, and, one day, she ac | cused Temple. "You are playing Coots for a sucker. Temple!" she declared, her brown eyes flashing. "I know he has money from his mother, and you are beating him out of it at cards! You are encourag ing him to drink, too." Temple laughed. "Well, what of it. Little Spitfire.? He'll blow himself "YOU ABE PLAYING COOTS POH A SUCKER, TEMPLE." some way and I've got to live till I get on the road again." "It's a shame!" cried Daisy, warmly. "You are a scoundrel and he is nothing but a boy I" "It seems to mo you take a remark able interest in the kid. I believe you're stuck on his bang." "I don't care what you believe. I'm not going to see him beaten out of his money." "How will you help it?" "I know away. There's a man on Twenty-third street who would give something to know where to find you, and he says he is willing to pay j r our board at Ludlow street jail for awhile. If you don't let up on Coots, that man is pretty sure to find you." "I pass!" said Temple, ruefully. "You hold high cards and the pot is yours." One day Coots came to Daisy with a strange look of mingled grief and joy on his face. "It's awful!" he said, chokingly. "Father's dead. Terribly sudden. Heart failure." 11c saw the sympathy In her eyes, and he went on, before she could speak: "lie was rich, you know, and his will leaves one-half of everything to me, providing I give up the idea of going on the stage." "Of course you will do that," she said. "You'd be crazy if you didn't!" "Yes, I shall give it up. 1 don't know as I was cut out for an actor, after aIL I told you my luck would come back to me, and I would not forget you then. There is nothing in the will to prevent me from marrying an actress and back ing lior, if I want to do it If you'll marry me, Daisy, I'll put you out in a new piece and at the head of a first-class company." "You dear, good boy!" she cried, with a laugh that was half a sob. "I signed contracts for next season yes terday. and I am to marry Sidney Temple next Saturday! We are going out together in the same company." Coots' luck had truly come back to him! I'eHHi m lams. Energy and mirth are contagious. A drunkard is a beast minus the in stinct Deceit is a cockatrice and its eggs are suspicion. Healthful amusement is the oxygen of the soul A man who is honest from policy is not an honest man. The more stupid a person the better satisfied is ho with himself. We generally hate a man who hits a target that we have just missed. It is not unpleasant to hear tales against those whom we have wronged. As tendrils to a climbing plant so i curiosity to the vigorous intellect Few persons stop to reflect that we always bore those who are boring us. Human nuture is not altogether bad. Few people see others in distress with out wishing that somebody else would hcly theui.—Mary M. Bcott* in Judge. Easy to Collect. Miss Waitin—o, Mr. Ilangbaque, did you read in the papers about the tax which they impose upon bachelors in Belgium? Mr. Ilangbaque No. Do they, though? "Yes. What do you think of it? "Pretty good scheme, I should think —no one tries to evade it, I suppose." —Detroit Tribune. A Case In Tolnt. "There are times," said the man with the oratorical manner, "when we are overwhelmed with humiliation at the powerlessnessof the human mind." "Tnat'B very true," was the reply. "I am often made to feel so." "Indeed?" "Yes. I have a four-year-old daugh ter who asks questions."—Philadelphia I tern. Rocopnlznd the Symptoms. "Who has No. 23?" asked the hotel clerk. "Mr. Hayseed," replied the boy. "That accounts for it," said the clerk. "He has just sent down word that he's got a bad attack of asthma and wants a doctor. Itun up and turn off the gas."—Puck. Convincing. Mrs. Cobwigger—So the doctor no longer laughs at the idea that your daughter lias the whooping-cough. What brought him around to your way of thinking? Mrs. Pentweazel—He caught it from her himself.—Judge. Ills Tlumglin*. Auntie—A penny for your thoughts. Little Nephew—l was thinking that if I kep' real quiet, and pretended to be thinking, you'd wonder what I was thinking about, and say just what you did. (limine the penny.—Hood News All Up with 111 m. "You had a high old timo in Eu rope?" "Yes," replied the returned tourist. "I had. I was done up at Monte Carlo, held up in the Appenines and laid up in Rome." —Washington Star. It 11ii'I Lout Its Attraction. May—So Jennie has given up bicy cling. has she? Elaine —Yes. She says she's got past the place where as a beginner she could do graceful falls. —Chicago Rec ord. The Final Tent. A man may bo hungry, u man may bo faint, Anil HO cold that hots ready to freezo; Hut he isn't completely shut out from th world, Till Ida pantaloons bag at the knees. Washington Star. Ployed Too Well. Actor—lie can play "drunken parts" better than anyone in the profession. Manager—Yes, but the trouble is ho is too fond of rehearsing.—N. Y Herald. SIOO He ward, SIOO. The readers of this paper will be pleased to learn that there is at least one dreaded disease that science has been able to cure in all its stages and that is catarrh. Hall's catarrh cure is the only positive euro now known to the medical fraternity. Catarrh being a constitu tional disease requires a constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system, thereby destroying the foundation of the disease, ami giving the patient strength by building up the constitution and assisting nature in doing its wore. The proprietors have so much faith ixi its curative powers, that they offer one hundred dollars fur any case that it fails to cure, bend for list of testimonials. Address, F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O. CST Sold by druggists, 75c. BUSINESS BRIEFS. Wash silks, 50c at McDonald's. Fancy nightshirts, 75c at McDonald's. Parties supplied with ice cream, cakes, etc., by Laubacb at reasonable rates. Wall paper, 6 cents per double roll, at A. A. Bacluiian's. Paper hanging done at short notice. How to cure a cold.—"Nothing easier! take a few doses of Wright's Indian Vegetable Pills; I have told you half a dozen times. Announcement. The second grand concert of the first series will be given in the Presbyterian church, Hazleton, on Tuesday evening, May 15, 1894, at 8.15 o'clock. Miss Maud Morgan, daughter of the famous organist, Mr. Geo. W. Morgan, a harpist of rare ability and known from New \ork to San Francisco through her con cert tours with her father, has been en gaged for this occasion. Miss Morgan's selections are true compositions for the harp, not mere little piano ditties played by ear; therefore she is entitled to a first place among artists on the harp. Charles A. Rice, who so captivated the people at the first concert last January, has been re-engaged because of popular demand. Mr. Rice possesses a tenor voice of unusual beauty, flexibility and range. Admission, reserved seats, 50 cents; unreserved seats, 25 cents. About Caittorla. Castoria is truly a marvelous thing for children. Doctors prescribe it, medical journals recommend it and more than a million mothers are using it in place of paregoric, Bateman's Drops, so-called soothing syrups and other narcotic and stupefying remedies. Castoria is the quickest thing to regulate the stomach and bowels and give healthy sleep the world has ever seen. It is pleasant to the taste and absolutely harmless. It relieves constipation, quiets pain, cures diarrhoea and wind colic, allays fever ish ness, destroys worms, and prevents convulsions, soothes the child and gives it refreshing and natural sleep. Cas toria is the children's panacea—the mother's friend. Castoria is put up in one-size bottles only. It is not sold in bulk. Don't allow any one to sell you anything else on the plea or promise that it is "just as good" I and will answer every purpose." bee that you get C-A-S-T-O-K-I-A. Tbte fuc-simile every wrapper dolls of fashion. Wow Ladies Obtained the stylet In the Fifteenth Centory. Long before ladies* newspapers were started and fashion plates in their mod ern form were thought of, ladies de rived their knowledge of the fashions from dolls dressed in model costumes, which were sont from one country to another, most especially from Paris, which then as now was the leading center of the mode. This custom of exchanging fashion dolls commenced early in the fifteenth century, and pre railed for more than one hundred DOLLS OF FASHION. fears, when woodcuts and engravings were substituted, until towards the end of the eighteenth century colored fashion plates and illustrated almanacs made their appearance. Great ladies used to send these dolls to their friends at a distance, and, as the costumes were made by professional "cutters," exactly to the right shape and in the latest style, with due regard to de tails of materials and trimmings, the dressmakers had only to enlarge the measurements of them. DRESSING THE BRIDE. Heavy White Satin Ih the Correct Ma terial for Wedding Gown*. Very heavy white satin is used for the wedding gown, writes Isabel A. Mal lon, in Ladies' Home Journal. The skirt, which is quite plain in front, has a ilare about the lower part, the result of there being two full plaits on each side of the broad gore. In the back there are two double box-plaits that fall far down, spread out and extend through the train, which is very nearly a yard long. The bodice is a pointed one, laced in the back; is high in the neck, and has over its white satin col lar folds of white tulle, caught at one side with a tiny bunch of orange blos soms. The sleeves have enormous pull's of the satin that reach quite to the elbows, and below that they lit in to the arms, and each comes down in a point over the hand. Folds of tulle outline this point. Over each shoulder is an elaborate epaulette of orange blossoms. The hair is arranged quite high and pinned closely and very firm ly to the head; and the veil, which is fastened on under a wreath of orange blossoms, extends to the edge of the skirt in front and over the entire length of the train at the back. It is necessary in arranging this veil to re member that while it is worn over the face going up the aisle of the church, it is thrown back after the ceremony, in such away that the bride may look her best when the veil is off her face. FIRESIDE COMFORTS. Pretty lloldom Wliluh AI<1 Much to the F.ujoymout of Iloin©. Pretty holders hung up whore they ; can ho readily seized may quite proper ly he called fireside comforts. For the women who like to be esthetic even in so small a matter as holders, these il lustrations are given. The sketch to '.ho left represents simply a square of PRETTY HOLDERS. lark cloth hound with braid, the let* tering being done with Turkey red marking cotton. The center design is made of brown cloth outlined with tan floss. The pattern of a turtle can easily bo copied from this, enlarging it to a size of 5x7 inches. A loop is fas tened to its tail to hang it up by. A geranium leaf Is the model for the holder shown to the right. Make this of two thicknesses, the under one of dark green cloth, and the upper of dull red, fastening them with veinings done in green silk. A loop, which is also the stem, serves to hang it by.— American Agriculturist. Cure of Curtulnx unl Portieres. When any cleaning or sweeping is in progress the heavy curtains and por tieres should be removed, and after be ing thoroughly brushed and shaken should be allowed to hang in the air until the rooms are cleaned ami ready I for their return, writes James Thomp son in a very practical article, "Artis tic Doorways and Windows," in La dies' Home Journal. Heavy hangings will absorb the odor from cigar smoke or from any food which may bo cook ing, and the greatest care should there fore be taken tliat they be kept well aired. The doorway curtains may ho so easily removed and placed in posi tion again that there should bo no ex cuse for any unpleasant odor being at tached to them. Tl© I.lttl© 400. The beaux and belles of Washington have a dancing- class called the "Lit tle 400." No one over nine years old can join the class, and no child is too young. Even your little baby-broth ers and sisters might go and take their first walking steps to the music of ♦his dancing clas#.—N. V. Ledger. SI1IP1I! Subscription to the TRI BUNE, $1.50 per year, entitles you to the best reading twice a week. I I mm i ADVERTISING! I I I I I Advertising in the TRI BUNE is valuable be cause of its extensive circulation. I I I MfliSl! J! PRINTING! Job work of all kinds at the TRIBUNE office in the neatest style and at fairest prices. I I I 1IWI!