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cleanliness and comfort. ARRANGEMENT or PASSENGEH TRAINS. MAY. 15, 1805. LEAVE FREELAND. 8 05, 8 25, 9 33. 10 41 a m, 135, 2 27, 3 40, 4 25, 6 12, 6 58, H 05, 8 57 p in, for Drifton, Jeddo, Lum ber Yard, Stockton and Hazleton. 0 05, H 25, 933 a m, 1 35, 3 40, 4 25 p m, for Mauch Chunk, Allentown, Bethlehem, Phila., East on and New York. (i 05, 9 33, 10 41 am, 2 27, 4 05. 858 pin, for Mahanoy City, Shenandoah and Pottsville. 7 20, 9 Ift. 10 "Mi a in, 11 54, 4 Pm, (via High land Branch) for White Haven, Glen Summit, Wilkes-lJarre, Plttston and L. and 11. Junction. SUNDAY TRAINS. 11 40 a in and 3 45 p m for Drifton, Jeddo, Lum ber Yard and Hazleton. 3 45 n m for Delano, Mahanoy City, Shenan doah, New York and Philadelphia. ARRIVE AT FREELAND. 7 26, 9 27, 10 56, 11 54 am, 12 58, 2 13, 4 34, 5 33, 6 58, 847 pin, from Hazleton, Stockton, Lum ber Yard, Jeddo and Drilton. 7 2ft, n 27, in .v. a 111. 'J 13, 4 34, ft 5* P 111. tnmi Delano, Mahanoy City and Shenundouh (via New Boston branch). 12 58, 5 33, 8 47 p in, from New York, Easton, Philadelphia, Bethlehem, Allentown and Mauch Chunk. 9 27, 10 sft a ni, 12 58, 5 33, 0 58. 8 47 p in, from Easton, Philu., Bethlehem and Mauch Chunk. 9 33, 10 41 a in, 2 27, ft 58 p in 1 rorn White Haven, Glen Summit, Wilkes-Barre, Pittston and L. and B. Junction (via Highland Brunch). SUNDAY TUAINB. 11 31 a in and 331 p m, from Hazleton, Lum ber Yard, Jeddo and Drifton. 11 31 a m from Deluno, Hazleton, Philadelphia and Easton. 3 31 p in from Delano and Mahanoy region. For further information inquire of Ticket Agents. CHAS. S. LEE, Gen'l Pass. Agent, Phila., Pa. ROLLIN 11. WILBUR, Gen. Supt. East. Div. A. W. NONNEMACHER, Ass't G. P. A., South Bethlehem, Pa. THE DELAWARE, SUSQUEHANNA ANL SCHUYLKILL RAILROAD. Time table in effect January 20, 1895. Trains leave Drifton for Jeddo, Eckley, Hazle Brook, Stockton, Beaver Meadow Road, Roan and Hazleton Junction at ft 00, ft 10 a in, 12 09, 4 16 p m, daily except Sunday, and 7 03 a in, 2 38 p m, Sunday. Trains leave Drilton for llarwood,Cranberry, Tomhiokeu and Deringer at ft 00 u m, 12 09 p m, daily except Sunday; and 7 03 a in, 238 p m, Sunday. Trains leave Drifton for Oneida Junction, Ilarwood Road, Humboldt Road, Oncidu and Sheppton at ft 10 a m, 1209, 4 15 p m, daily except Sunday; and 7 03 a m, 2 38 p m, Sunday. Trains leave Hazleton Junction for Harwood, Cranberry, Tomhicken and Deringer at 635 a in, 1 58 p in, daily except Sunday; and 8 53 a m, 4 22 p m, Sunday. Trains leave Hazleton Junction for Oneida Junction, Harwood Road, Humboldt Road. Oneida and Shcppton at ft 47, 9 37 a m, 12 40, 4 4ft p ni, daily except Sunday; uud 7 37 a in, 308 p m, Sunday. Trains leave Deringer for Tomhieken, Cran berry, Harwood, Hazleton Junction, Roan, Beaver Meadow Koud. Stockton, Uazic Brook, Eckley, Jeddo and Drifton at 2 55, ft 07 p in, daily except Sunday; and 9 37 a in, 507 p m, Sunday. Trains leave Sheppton for Oneida, Humboldt Road, Harwood Road, Oneida Junction, Hazle ton Junction aid Roan at 8 18, 10 15 a m, 115, 5 25 p in, daily except Sunday; and 8 0!) a m, 3 44 p in, Sunday. Trains leave Sheppton for Beaver Meadow Road, Stockton, Hazle Brook, Eckley, Jeddo and Drifton at 1015 a in, 525 p m, daily, except Sunday; and 8 09 u in, 3 44 p m, Sunday. Trams leave Hazleton Junction lor Beaver Meadow Road, Stockton, Huzlc Brook, Eckley, Jeddo and Drifton at 10 ;J8 a m, 3 2ft, 5 47, ft 40 p in, duily, except Sunday; and 10 OH a m, 5 38 p m, Sunday. All trains connect at Hazleton Junction with electric cars for Hazleton, Jeanesville, Auden ried and other points oil the Traction Com pany's line. Trains leaving Drifton at 6 10 a in, Hazleton Junction at 9 37 a in, and Sheppton at 8 18 a in, connect at Oneida Junction with Lehigh Valley trains east and west. Train leuving Drifton at ft 00 a m makes con nection at Deringer with P. K. R. train for Wilkea-Barre, Sunbury, llarrishurg and points west. DANIEL uoxk, Superintendent. pv EMOCItATIC STATE C()N V ENTION. I n XJ accordance with the resolution passed at a meeting of the Democratic executive com mittee on July 2, 1895, I hereby give notice that the Democrats of Pennsylvania by their duly chosen representatives will meet in state convention in Wiiliamsport on Wednesday, September 11, 1895, at 10 o'clock a. m., for the purpose of placing in nomination candidates for the office of state treasurer and judges of the superior court, and for the transaction of such other business as may be presented. In accordance with rule ft, section I, unanimously approved by the state convention September 19,1803, representatives shall consist of repre sentative delegates, one for each 1,000 votes cast at the last preceding presidential election or for a fraction of such vote amounting to 500 or more, in the respective representa tive districts, provided that each representa tive district shall have at least one delegate. It. E. Wright, chairman. Matt Savage, secretary. "VTOTICETO PAINTEHS. -Sealed proposals .. N will be received by the undcreignufl com mittee of directors of Poster township up till August 12, p. in., 1H95, for (minting five or more school buildings and outhouses; painters to furnish materials, two coats Venetian red mixed with best linseed oil, trimmings to be named when bids are received. The com mittee reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. Signed, John 11. Iloyle, box 177, Freelund, Walter L. lvichiirds, George Meeneley, committee. Freeland, August 1,18U5. I EHIGH THACTION COMPANY. Freeland liranch. First car will leave Freeland for Drifton, Jcddo, Japan, oakdale, Ebervale, Hurleigh, Milnesville, battimer ami Ha/.leton at tU2 a. m. After this cars will leave every thirty minutes throughout the day until 11.12 p. m. On Sunday first car will leave at 0.40 a. in., the next car will leave at 7.35 a. m., and then every thirty minutes until 11.05 p. m. T/H>K SALE, KENT OH EXCHANGE. The I' Glen Hotel, located at Hock Glen, Luzerne county; on Penii'n K. It.; licensed for several years. Will sell or rent at once or will ex change for property in Freeland or Ha/.leton. Possession given immediately. Apply or write to Mrs. E. Myers, Kock Glen, or J. I). Myers, Freeland. TjHHI HALE CHEAP. A house and lot on J 1 Centre street, Freeland; 10t,25x125; house. 23x32. For further particulars inquire of Frank McDermott, Drifton, or at this office. POLITICAL PICKUPS. There Is not one newspaper in Luzerne with Democratic tendencies that has failed to give the county ticket its un qualified approval. On the other hand the Republicans have to bo satisfied with half-hearted endorsements from the editors in that party, and two of its staunehest supporters, the I'ittston Ga zette and Khickshinny Echo, openly an nounce their disapproval of the nomi nees and the methods by which the nominations were made. The White Haven Journal gives tin powers that rule tin- Republican camp a sly shot when it remarks that "there are some novices in Luzerne politics who have never been suspected of having either wisdom or sagacity, and they have now shown that they also lack tin wit to perceive their own stupidity." Somebody lots told the amateur poli ticians wlio ran the Republican coun ty convention last week a thing or two, and now they are accusing the lower end delegates of bunching all tin; candidates purposely to make the ticket weak. Troutman's revenge looks as if It will be sweet. FREELAND TRIBUNE. ITHI.ISHEI) EVERY MONDAY AND THURSDAY. THOS. A. BUCKLEY, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. OFFICE: MAIN STREET ABOVE CENTRE. SUBSCRIPTION'RATES: One Year $l5O Six Months..../ 75 Four Months 50 Two Months 25 Subscribers are requested to observe the figures following the name on the labels of their papers. By reference to these they can ascertain to what date their subscription is paid. For instance: G rover Cleveland 2RJuneP6 means that Grover is paid up to June 28,1890. Keep the figures in advance of the present date. Report promptly to this office whenever you do not receive your paper. All arrear ages must be puid when paper is discontinued. FREELAND, PA., AUGUST 12, 1895. The Republican Ticket. From the Wilkesbarre Newsdealer. Bennett for judge, Martin for sheriff, Richards for recorder and Lloyd for con troller is the ticket named by the Re publicans of Luzerne. It might be called a Welsh-English combination, as Bennett is the only sop the American Re publicans secured. It is not a strong ticket by reason of being geographically out of joint, neither can it be said to bo a weak one. Bennett is not near as formidable a candidate as Ferris would have been, is not any stronger than when he was defeated four years ago by 1,503 majority, when he was a candi date against Judge Lynch. We see no reason why he should be successful in the coming contest. Ho cannot be com pared as a lawyer with W. S. McLean, and is not in any respect so broadly equipped to discharge the duties of that important trust. There is a strong feel ing, it must lie admitted, in favor of a non-partisan bench, and this will un doubtedly result in getting for him many votes that otherwise he would not ob tain; hut even with that feeling, his suc cess would seem to be out of the ques tion. Martin's nomination for sheriff we look upon as decidedly weak, and the personal following it will attract will bo insignificant. Yost or Garrison would either have proved a more popular nomi nation, and would have vastly strength ened the ticket. The fifth "district, in which Martin resides, is hopelessly Democratic, and we do not believe he will succeed in attracting to his name more than a couple of hundred Demo cratic votes. Ilis reputation and fitness is of course conceded, but Yost's defeat and Garrison's turning down lias left a lot of bad blood and created a dissen sion that will cost Martin a host of votes. His Democratic opponent has, in our opionion, a soft snap, and he ougiit to defeat Martin with ease. Richards for recorder is a good nomi nation, well located and would have strengthened the ticket if the conven tion had not loaded it down with the nomination of Lloyd, another Welshman for controller. This is where the con vention made another of its mistakes. Waddel or Westover for the candidate would either have been a more disirable selection, and would have materially strengthened the ticket whore it is weak. Another peculiar feature about tiie ticket nominated is that the candidates are ail from a radius of less than four miles from the, county seat. The iirst district carries off the judge and survey or, third district the recorder and coro ner, the second district the controller and the fifth the sheriff. This leaves the fourth and sixtli districts both unrep resented on the ticket and the feeling for the nominees in both of those dis trict will not be of the best. With the feeling and disturbance there is in the party over the struggle for state leader ship the Democracy of Luzerne ought to elect their ticket from bow to stern. How many of the newspapers which make a practice of misrepresenting the acts and intentions of the administra tion, both at home and abroad, will make public the fact that the United States minister to China was the first rep resentative of a foreign government to demand of China, at the time of the re cent destruction of missionary property and massacre of missionaries, not only reparation for damage done and the pun ishment of those who did it, but the full est protection for Americans temporarily residing in China? This demand was made in June and its effect may he judged from the more recent massacre of Eng lish missionaries, which lias started the British lion to roaring at the Chinese dragon at an awful rate. In that mas sacre not an American was killed or in jured, although they had a mission sta tion nearby that of the English who were killed. Talk is cheap, but when it comes to acts this administration is not behind that of any other in the history of the country in protecting Americans and American interests abroad. The fairness of Republican papers can I e judged by tiie way they treat this Chinese incident. When Baby was sick, wo gave her Caatoria.' When she was a Child, she cried for Caatoria. When she became Miss, she clung to Caatoria. When she had Children, she gave them Caatoria The "Wear Well" working shoe for men cannot be found in any other store in town. A. Oswald sells summer dress goods at and below cost. Buy your clothes of Refowich. DRIFTON ITEMS. A crowd of small boys of town broke into some of the D. S. & S. cabooses one night last week and took everything that was of any value, including the small boxes containing bandages and medicine, which wero carried in case of an accident. If those parties are found out the company will make it interesting for them. Stroll's Iron Works at Mauch Chunk shipped a pair of heavy hoisting engines on Wednesday to Coxe Bros. fc Co., at Drifton. This is the second pair that went to this firm recently and a third pair is on the stocks now.— Democrat. Miss Catharine Powell, a daughter of Edward Powell, who was mine foreman here several years ago, died at Phila delphia last week. The remains of the young lady were Interred at Hazleton on Wednesday. Remember that on Saturday evening a picnic will be held at the ball park by the Fearnots Athletic Association. De- Pierro's orchestra will be present. Miss Nellie McNeils, one of Wilkes barre's accomplished young ladies, is visiting friends here this week. A large number from hero attended the funeral of Patrick Carr, of High land, last Thursday morning. Miss Minnie Harnett, of Shenandoah, is spending a few days this week with Mrs. E. J. Sweeney. Edward Gallagher, who was kicked in the face by a mule at Joddo last week, is improving slowly. Miss Bid Cannon, of Locust Gap, spent a few pleasant days among Drifton friends last week. Miss Bella Harris, once a resident of town but now of Wilkesbarre, visited here last week. Andrew Higgins has accepted a posi tion as a clerk for Silverman & Lee, at Hazleton. Miss C. Y. White is the guest of C. E. Coxe and wife, at the Marine villa, near Cape May. Patrick Boyle, of Beaver Brook, called on friends hero yesterday. Deafness Cunnot be Cured by local applications, as they cannot reach the diseased portion of the ear. There is only one way to cure deafness, and that is by constitutional remedies. Deafness is caused by an inflamed con dition of tiie mucous lining of the eustachian tube. When this tube gets inflamed you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hearing, and when it is entire ly closed deafness is the result, and un less the inflamation can be taken out and this tube restored to its normal con dition, hearing will be destroyed for ever; nine cases out of ten are caused by catarrah, which fa nothing but an in ilarned condition of the mucous surfaces. We will give One Hundred Dollars for any case of deafness (caused hy catarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Bend for circulars, free. F. J. CHENEY A CO., Toledo, O. by druggists, 75c. Too Bad! Mrs. Beresford Vanderbilllon sat alone In her parlor on upper Fifth avenue. "Theodore," she remarked to one of her flunkeys who had been summoned into her majesty's presence. "Theo dore, have you sent out the cards for the tea?" "Yes, madam." "No disappointments?" "No. Mrs. Stevedore, Mrs. Vanaster, Mr. and Mrs. Vincerbilt, and all with one exception have promised to attend." "Who is the exception, Theodore?" "Mrs. Van Houser. We have just re ceived word of her death.' "Then she will probably not be present," muttered Mrs. Vanderbillion, languidly. "How irritating!"— Truth. A Kufe Place. Little Louise (at Long Branch) —Ma- bel, why don't your mamma wear diamond earrings like my mamma's? Mabel—She left 'em home, and papa's hid 'era where the robbers can't get 'em. "Where has lie hid 'em?" "Why, I heard him tell mamma that he had put them up in the spout, and | he guessed they would stay there."— Texas Siftings. Hopeless. "Papa." She knelt beside the dejected figure and fondly kissed the drooping head. "Papa, can I not keep the wolf from the door with my singing?" He was without hope, although ho smiled. ? "My child," he sighed, "your singing would keep almost anybody from the door, hut the wolf is pretty nervy, you know."—Detroit News-Tribune. Honesty the Best Policy. "Yes," sighed the virtuous grocer, "it is really too bad." The honest blood coursed through his veins and lit up his kindly face. He bent down and looked into a basket intently, while a sudden spasm passed over him. "Yes," he re peated, "it is 100 bad," and ho picked the egg out of the basket marked thirty cents, and gently dropped it among those for twenty-five.—Truth. An Important Bubject. Miss Brickrow —Is that lady a new boarder? Mrs. Brickrow—No, she lias only rented a quiet room here to work in. She is writing a book on "How to Bring Up Children." "Why doesn't she write at home?" "Too noisy. She has children."—N. Y. Weekly. Playing lor Safety. Mrs. Ilicks—lt's raining hard; let me get you an umbrella. v Hicks—Get mo Dick's baseball mask. Mrs. Hicks—Why, that won't shed water. Hicks—All I want is to keep other people's umbrellas out of my eyes.—N. Y. World. Try the Wear Well Shoe House. Their goods cost no more and give better satis faction than any other store in Freeland. TOLD BY FAMOUS MEN. Senator Hill's Experience In a Murder Case. A FUTILE APPEAL FOE OLEMENOY. Congressman Reetl Recalls Ills First Speech In the House—How He Succeoded In Commanding Attention—Effect of the Address. [Copyright, 1805.] Senator Hill of New York had a very Interesting murder case just before ho be came governor of New York. It is not so much tho case that made it interesting as tho story that grew out of it. It was in 1884. Mr. Hill was then lieutenant govern or of New York. Mr. Cleveland was gov ernor and had just been elected president. As lieutenant governor Mr. Hill continued to practice law, and in December, 1884, was engaged to assist tho prosecuting at torney in quite a celebrated murder case. Tho counsel for tho defensomade tho point that Lieutenant Governor Hill was likely to bocomo govornor, and in case his client was convicted application would have to bo made to (Sovernor Hill for oxocutive clemency. Ho claimed that under the cir cumstances the lieutenant governor had no right to appear in the cose; that having been prosecuting attorney ho would bo prejudiced against the prisoner, and tho accused, if found guilty, would not havo a fair hearing before tho governor, who had helped to convict him. The court over ruled the point raised by tho defense, and an exception was noted, but it never re sulted in having a new trial. Senator Hill says that tho case itself was rather remarkable, but the particulars are not essential to the present story. Well, tho man was convicted, and, sure enough, application for pardon was made to Gov ornor Hill, Mr. having in the meantime resigned as and been succeeded by tho lieutenant governor. Tho same attorney who had defended the man appeared with an application for a pardon. Ho declared that notwithstanding tho fact that Hill hod appeared as tho public pros ecutor in tho caso ho would ask him for exocutlvo clemency. He even went into an argument to show that bocause Mr. Hill SENATOR HILL, was a prosecutor at tho time ho was bound to grant a pardon or commute tho sen tence; that ho would bo prejudiced if he did not, and that ho owed it to himself to at least commute tho sontonco. "I know all about tho caso," said Gov ernor Hill. "I know that this man was guilty and that ho ought to bo punished. I do nob npprovo of hanging as a mode of punishment, not that I am opposed to the death penalty, but I think that some other method than hanging should bo found. However, it would not do to allow this man to go at largo or even to have the op portunity for escapo which life imprison ment might give him. There is no uso asking 1110 for clemency." Whilo they wore talking a messonger came in with tho information that tho man hod escaped. "You don't want any pardon now," said Governor Hill dryly, and tho interview closed. But the man was caught and returned to tho jail, and tho effort for clemency was renewed to 110 purpose. Tho case, however, made a profound im pression on Governor Hill. In his first message ho recommended that some meth od other than hanging bo found for pun ishment of murderers by infliction of the death ponalty. That was tho beginning of tho Now York electrocuting method of kill ing murderers. But there was grout opposi tion in the legislature, not so much to a change of method us to an effort to entirely abolish the dcuth penalty. General N. M. Curtis, now a member of tho national house of representatives, was a member of the as sembly and made a very hard fight to havo capital punishment abolished. Tho bill for tliis purpose passed the lower house, and it was only by tho skillful work of Governor Hill that it was defeated in tho senate. Tho governor would havo vetoed • tho bill, but ho did not want to bo com pelled to do so. As ho has often romarkod, "Thero aro bettor ways of dofoating legis lation than by vetoes, and more popular." Then followed tho contest for a change of method of inflicting tho dentil ponalty, and after persistent effort tho electrio method was adopted. It was never believed that such a bill could pass, and when it was found that it had i>osscd both houses tho electric companies began to make a fight against it. Govornor Hill was flooded with telegrams and requests to veto it, but 110 answered them all by announcing his approval of the bill as soon as it reached him. - Senator Hill, whilo ho was governor, be came mixed up in tho Kemmler execution, tho first one under the new law. That con test is still very well remembered, having been carried to tho supreme court of tho United States und fought from tho very first. The electric companies made the fight, not that they had any interest in tho poor wretch Kommlcr, but they did not want it established by a judicial exe cution that their electric currents were deadly. But it was of 110 avail. Govornor liill was besieged by friends employed by tho companies to havo the man pardoned or his sentcneo commuted. His wurmost friends were engaged as attorneys to present the wise to him, but he wus not to he moved. It was dcciurcd to him that tho electric currents would not kill. The governor would not believo it. He finally sent a trusted friend to talk to Thomas A. Edison and learn his honest opinion as to the effect of the electric cur rent. The great inventor said that ho did not want electricity used for execution purposes, but 110 would answer honestly. Of course it would kill if tho current was strong enough, and there was not the least difficulty in makiug the current strong enough. After all the courts and overy other pos sible avenue for escaping the test had been tried there arose another difficulty. The warden of the jail could not purchase dy namos to gonerate the electricity. Nono of the electric companies would sell them. Every dynamo was hold by the companies. Like many other electrio appliances, the titlo always remained in the possession of the companies, and the users paid a rental or royalty. They would not loose or sell a dynamo for an electric execution. But here again Governor Hill was shrewd enough to see that the law which ho had Worked so hard to have enacted should not bo de feated in any such manner. Several elec tric dynamos wore purchased for some South American firm and shipped down to Squth America and bought by the state sf Now York and shipped bock. They wore more expensive that way, but the state had to have thorn, and Governor Hill was not the man to give up. There was some difficulty in getting an operator who wos a skillful man to properly handle the elec tric machinery, but finally ono was found. Then began a pressure upon Governor Hill for admission to tho execution. From his past experience he was aware that tho electric companies would make overy effort to have mon inside who would try to mnko such a report of the affair as might turn public sentiment against the method of execution. One prominent plitor of New York, who had been standing by the elec tric companies with great vigor and had used all the power of his paper to defeat the law and to usslst the electric compa nies in preventing execution by such moans, wrote a personal letter to Governor Hill asking the privilege of having a re porter present. Governor Hill donied this request. The law provided that a certain number of persons should bo present, and tho governor allowed a man from each of tho press associations to bo there. It is probable that tho New York senator in all his experience with newspaper mon has met with but that ono instanco of a mem ber of tho profession disappointing him. Ono of tho men got sick at tho execution, and his report was not in favor of tho new method of exocution. Slnco then thero socms to bo a general acquiescence in tho now form of death ponalty, and oven tho electric companies have become reconciled to the use of elec tricity as a means of killing murdorers. They are now found willing to supply the state with the best improved dynamos for generating electricity and to put in tho different prisons requiring them all tho electric machinery necessary for a first class electrocution. As some ono has previously romarkod, nothing succeeds liko success, even If it is in dealing with such a ghastly thing as death for the greatest crime. Ex-Speaker Reed's First Speech. Ex-Speaker Reed tolls an interesting story about his first speech in congress. "I had served a few months in the house," said Mr. Reed, "and had boon waiting an opportunity to rise to my foot and have something to say. Finally the William and Mary college bill came up for considera tion. All the southern people K'oro enthu siastic in its favor, and they Induced Dr. Loring of Massachusetts to make a very patriotic and eloquent spooch in its behalf. Whon he had finished the southern pcoplo purposely organized a procession to march through tho uislos and up to Dr. Loring's seat for tho purpose of presenting him their congratulations. While all this was going on I sat waiting. Thero was a great deal of confusion in tho hall, and you can imagine how anxious I became as the mo ments slipped by. Tho wonder to me is that I had coolness enough to wait, but I did, and after tho congratulations had been about all offered and the house had been quieted down somewhat I raised my voice. But 110 ono appeared to see mo, and I would have sold out my chance very cheap. I think it was one of tho bitterest moments of my life, standing there sur rounded by my peers, just bursting for a chance to tell whut I knew and thought, but with no one paying tho slightest at tention to 1110 and a buzz going on all about. "I perceived that it was absolutely nocos sary for mo to do something to dominato that noise, and almost in a fit of despera tion I tilled my lungs and opened my mouth. It appeared to me, us I remember it now, that it did not make so much dif ference what I said as how loudly 1 could say it. In a second or two I had caught the attention of tho house, probably through the exercise of main strength. I then saw I was going to have an audience if my breath held out. In a few seconds more all noise ceased and faces bgan to turn to ward me. Then I felt tho inspiration of an attentive audience, and I suppose I must have made a very good speech. I spoke for about ton minutes, and when I had fin ished my friends came up to 1110 and told 1110 that I had killed William and Mary deader than a smelt, and such turned out to bo the case, though tlioyawcro resurroct ed some 15 years later. It was a hot day in Washington, and when I hud finished making that first speech of mine in tho house, Lord, how wet I was I" WALTER WELLMAN. The Hen. Our real American bird is tho turkoy, and a lordly fellow 110 is when arrayed in all his pride. But though ho has not lacked advocates he is not likely to take the place of the eagle in our nutionul do j vices. When it conies to merit of tho highest order, the first of all birds beyond compar ison is tho hen. It adds to tho wealth of the country every year in eggs alone $135,- 000,000, or about tho combined value of our output of iron and wool. Tho hen in England is a groat institution, and yet that country Imported $22,000,000 worth of eggs and poultry last year. Nobody over complains of an overproduction of eggs, and they aro a cash art icle. But no political economist has over thought the lien worthy of his scientific consideration. Tho world could easily survive tho loss of all political economists, but what a stir thero would bo if tho hen should be threat ened with extermination? St. Louis Globe-Democrat. A Pair of Them. Ho was an oldish man with a good na tured faco and a weed on his hat, and lie sat down in a Baker street car beside an other oldish man with a good nuturcd face and a weed on his hat. They looked up at each other and smiled, and the first comer queried: "Wife, I take it?" " Yes, and you?" "Tho sanio." "Bad, isn't it?" "Very bad." "But time"— "lime is a great healer." "And in duo time both of us"— And he winked. And the other man winked. And a woman across tho aisle, with a faint show of mourning on, looked out of the window and sighed and said: "Yes, of course, the old reprobates 1" Detroit Free Press. Mid-Smn in er CLEARING SALE! All summer goods at less than the cost of manufacture, while we are still in the midst of the hot weather season. The money-saving opportunity of your life. OUR EXT IRE STOCK IS OFFERED YOU AT THE MOST SWEEPING REDUCTIONS. In Dry Goods: Our entire line of challies and pongess, ranging in price from 124 c to 18c, go now at 5c the yard. All 18c dimities go now at 10c the yard. Our entire line of lac suiting duck, now 8c the yard. Best black and white calicoes, 4c the yard. Columbian skirting cheviot, 7c the yard. P N 75c summer corsets, during this sale 40c each. Ladies' 124e undervests, during this sale sc. Our entire line at equally as low prices. Such an array of barganis were never before offered you. Our mammoth stocks of elegant Clothing, Boots, Shoes, ladies' and gents' furnishings, etc., are included in this sale which will continue during .this month only. Our lines of ladies' waists and muslin underwear excels anything ever shown in the town. JOS. NEUBURGER, Leader and promoter of low prices. P. O. S. of A. building. 1 KHIMI FACTORY: CIIKSTNUT STREET, RETWEEN CHURCH AND LA UREL, HAZLETON. Are the only HIGH GRADE and strict ly first class pianos sold direct from the factory to the final buyer. Are the only pianos on which you can save the dealers' profits and enor mous expenses, agents' salaries and music teachers' commissions. Are the only pianos agrent condemns, for the natural reason that NO AGENTS are em ployed by us. Are the only pianos which are not sold in a single store in the United States, because we closed all our agencies over a year ago, and now sell only to the final buyer, at the actual cost of production at our factory. We have no store on Broad street, but the factory ware room is open every day till li p. m., and Saturday evenings from 7 to 10. Kellmer Piano Co. Harness! Harness! Light Carriage Harness, $5.50, $7, $9 and $10.50. Heavy Express Harness, $16.50, sl9, S2O and $22. Heavy Team Harness, double, $25, S2B and S3O. GEO. WISE, Jeddo and Freeland, Pa. A new stock of blankets, lap robes, buffalo robes, etc., just arrived, are selling cheap. FRANCIS BRENDAN'S RESTAURANT 151 Centre street. EXCELLENT LIQUORS, BEER, PORTER, ALE, CIGARS, Etc. All kinds of TEMPERANCE DRINKS. R ChlcheAtor'n KnglMi Diamond Itrand. PENNYROYAL PILLS P./M&uW B '/t''!!*"' *" }onu ' nc " k A lif'llVdTuS pH oilier. Re/use dangtrout auhMtitn- vr if B> " Kclte'f fop lladltm" in Intrr. by return <'hlo h*-tprC'^emlcnliCi'M H diMtn^Hqu'rn.L oil loe>l iTurfKinn. I'hlluda.. P* LIBOR WINTER, EESTAXJEA.NT AND OYSTER SALOON. No. 13 Front Street, Freeland. The finest limiors and cigars served at the counter. Cool beer and porter on tap. WASHBURN & TURNBACH, Builders of Light and Heavy Wagons. REPAIRINO OF FVERT DESCRIPTION. FRONT STRF.KT. NRAK PI NR. FRERT.AND THE ADVERTISING HATES OF THE "TRinUNE" AllE SO LOW AND THE ADVERTISING SO SATISFACTORY THAT THE INVESTMENT IS SUB STANTIALLY RETURNED IN A VERY SHOUT TIME BY THE BEST CLASS OF BUYERS IN THE REGION WHO READ THESE COLUMNS REGULARLY. ' MGB * PHILIP : GERITZ, LEADING Jeweler and Practical Watchmaker In Freeland. Corner Front and Centre Streets. Fortunes Made and Saved by following the udvlco of tho II till Street Dailij News, (established 1870) In apeoulatlng or investing In Railway Stocks and Bonds. Subscription, |5 per year. Sample copies free. Address E. Martin Uluck, editor. No 49 Exchange Place, N. V. GEORGEFISHER, dealer In FRESH BEEF, PORK, VEAL MUTTON, BOLOGNA, SMOKED MEATS ETC., ETC. Call at No o Walnut street, Freeland or wait for the delivery wagons. * VERY LOWEST PRICES. Dr. nTlviXleyT^ BEHVUV. Second Floor, Birkbeck Brick. OVEIt BIKKBECK'S STORE. ALEX. SHOLLACK, BOTTLER. Beer, Sorter, "Wine, ana. Xjiq.-u.ore, Cor. Walnut and Washington streets, Froelaud.