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VOL. X. NO. 55. • RAILROAD TIMETABLES Lehigh valley kailkoad. November 14, 1897. ARRANGEMENT or PASSENGER TRAINS. LEAVE FK EEL AND. 6 05. 8 45. 9 i! 5 a in, 1 4(1, 2 34, 3 15, 5 25, 7 07 p m. fur Drifton. Jeddo, Foundry, H zle Brook and Lumber Yard. 6 05, 8 45. w (5 a ui, 1 40.315, (5 25 p in. Black Dia mond) lor NVeatberly, Munch Chunk. Allen town, Fusion. Philadelphia aud New York. 7 07 p m for NVeatberly, Munch Chunk, Allen town, Eudton and intermediate stations. 9.5 u in, 2 34, 525 and 7 0". p m, tor Uazlc tou, Delano, Mabauoy City, Shemindoah, Ash land, Mt canuel, Sliamokut and Pottaville. 7 28, 10 51, 1164 am,522 pm, for Sandy liuu, White Haven and W likes bar re. SUNDAY TRAINS. 888, 10 51 a in for Sandy Hun, White Haven and Wilkesbarre. 10 43 a in and 138 pra for Jeddo. Foundry, Ha/.10 Brook, Stockton and Hazleton. 10 43 a m for Hazleton, Delano, Mahanoy City, Shenandoah, Alt. Carinel, Shamokm and Pottsville. 1 38 p m for Woatlierly. Mauoh Chunk. Allen town, Easton, Phdadelplna and New York. AHKIVE AT FREELAND. 5 50, 7 28, 9 20, 10 51, 11 54 a in, 12 58, 2 20, 3 51, 622 and uOl p iu, from i umber Yard, liuzlc Book. Founnry, Jeddo and Drifton. 7 20, 9 20. 10 51, 1164 urn, 12 58, 2 20, 3 51, 522 p ui. from Hazleton. 9 20, 10 51 a 111, 12 58, COl, p in, from Phila delphia, New York. Kaston, Allentown, Maucb Chunk and NVeaih rly. 935 a in, 2 34, 71)7 p m. from Wilkesbarre, White Haven ami Study ltun. 7 28, 9 20, 10 51 a in, 2 20, 5 22 p in, from Delano, Muhuuoy City, Shetial. loah, Ashutud, Alt. Car inel, Shumokiu and l'ottsville. SUNDAY TRAINS. 8:18, 10 51 am and 12 5" p in, from Hazleton, Stockton. Lumber Yard, ilazlu brook. Foun dry, .leddo ami Drilton. 10 51 a in, 12 55 p m, from Philadelphia, New York ttaston, Allentown, and Mauch Chunk, 10 51 a in, from l'ottsville, Shamokin, Mt. Carinel Ashland, Shenandoah, Mahanoy City and Delano. 10 .3 a in, from Wilkesbarre, White Haven and Sandy ltun. For turther information inquire of Ticket Agents. CHAS. S. LEE, Gen'l Pass. Agent, Philu., Pa. ROLLIN IT. WILBr It, General Superintendent. A. W. NONNEMACII Ell, Ass't G. P. A., Philadelphia, Pa. R PHK DELAWARE, SUHQI'KIIANNA ANL X SCHUYLKILL RAILROAD. Time table In effect April 18, 1897. Trains leave Drifton for Jeddo, Eekley, lluzle Brook, Stockton, Beaver Meadow Itoad, Koun and Hazleton Junction at f>:<o, Uooa m, daily except Sunday; and 7 U3 a ui, 2 38 p iu, Sunday. Trains leave Drilton for liar wood. Cranberry, Toinhickeu and Ucringcr at 5 30, 0 no a ui, daily except Sunday; and 7 03 a m, 2 38 p in, Sun day. Trains leave Drifton for Oneida Junction, llurwood ltoad, Humboldt Itoad, Oneida and Shepptou at il 00 a in, daily except Sun day; aud 7 03 a m, 2 38 p in, Sunduy. Trains leave Hazleton J unction for Harwood, Cranberry, Toinhickeu und* Deringer uto 35 a m, daily except Sunday; and 8 53 a m, 4 22 p m, Sunday. Trains leave Hazleton Junction for Oneida .function, Harwood Uoad, Humboldt ltoad, Oneida aud Shepptou at 6 .12,11 10 a in, 441 p ui, duily except Sunduy; and 7 37 a m, 3 11 p m, Sunday. Trains leave Deringer for Tomhicken, Cran berry, Harwood, Hazleton Junction aud Itoan at 2 2.'), 5 40 p in, daily except Sunday; and 9 37 u iu. 5 07 p m, Sunday. Trams leave Shepptou for Oneida, Humboldt ltoad, Harwood Itoad, Oneida Junction, Hazle ton Junction itoan at 7 11 am, 12 40, 522 p m, daily except Sunday; and 8 li a ui, 3 4-1 p in, Sunday. Trains leave Shepptou for Beaver Aleudow Itoad, Stockton, lluzle Brook, Eckley, .Jeddo and Drifton ut 5 22 p in, daily, except Suuduy; and 8 11 a in, 3 44 p m, Sunday. Trains leave Hazleton Junction for Beaver Meadow ltoad, Stockton, lluzle Brook, Eckley, ' Jeddo aud Dril'tou at 5 45, 020 p m, daily, except Suuduy; and 10 10 ii m, 5 40 p ui. Sunday. All trains connect ut Hazleton Junction with electric cars for Hazleton, Jeancsvillc, Audon ried and other points on the Traction Com pany's line. Trains leaving Drifton at 5 30,6 00 a m make con lection at Dcriugcr with F. It. it. trains for Wilkesbarre, Sunbury, Ilarrisburg uud points Wist. For the accommodation of passengers at way stations between Hazleton Junction and Der ingcr, a tram will leave the former point ut 360 p iu. daily, except Sunday, arriving at Deringcr at 5 00 p in. LUTliElt C. SMITH, Superintendent. Closing Out Sale. All the Goods in Chestnut's Store Must be Sold Within Three Weeks Regardless of Cost. Now Is Your Oppor tunity to Secure Great Bargains at Chestnut's. The proprietor is going to leave town on January 31, and the entire stock, consisting of novelties of all kinds, chiuaware, ornaments and toys, boots and shoes, furnishing goods, etc., must be disposed of immediately. Auction Sale Every Evening at 7.30 o'clock. FRANCIS BRENNAN, RESTAURANT 151 Centre street, Freeland. FIX EST LIQUOR, DEER, PORTER, ALE, (JIGARS AND TEM PERANCE DRINKS. G. HORACK, Baker & Confectioner. Wholesale and Retail. CENTRE STEEET, FREELAND. LIBOR WINTER, Restaurant and Oyster Saloon. No. 13 Front Street, Freeland. The finest liquors and cigars served at the counter. Families supplied with oysters. Subscribe for the TRIBUNE. BRIEF ITEMS OF NEWS. PARAGRAPHS GATHERED FROM ALL PARTS OF THE REGION. SynopHlx of Loral und Miscellaneous Oc currences That Can Re Read Quickly. What the Folks of ThU and Other Towns are Doing. Fox hunting in the Oieo valley fur nishes no small amount of pleasure to Freoland's sportsmen. According to a new rule of court Jan nary 17 is the last day allowed for the tiling of liquor license applications. The Schuylkill county court has made an order requiring all the testimony in the Lyon-Dunn contest to be iu by January 21. William 11. Davis, mine inspector of this district, reports that the number of fatal accidents in the Lehigh region for 1897 were 34. The Grand opera house was well filled last evening with dancers and the hop given to the ladies who assisted at the recent banquet was quite a success. John J. Mcßrierty has accepted the position of Freeland correspondent of the Hazleton Sentinel. He is well quali fied for the work and should make a good reporter. Weekly newspapers are fast disappear ing. The latest to advance to the ranks of the semi-weeklies is the Mauch Chunk Coal Gazet'e , which is now published every Tuesday and Friday. Mrs. 1.. Hart and son Leonard are in Philadelphia this week attending to matters' pertaining to the removal of Hart's store to that city. They will be joined today by Mr. Hart. A party of Wyoming Valley capitalists are negotiating for the purchase of the plant of the Leliighton Water Company. The Lehighton Company is the owner of one of the finest water plants in the state. A swindler is in this region soliciting subscriptions for a Catholic paper at §1 per year, offering a handsome prayer book as a premium. He collects 50 cents in advance and fails to appear with the book. Sleighing parties from all parts of the region call ut Freeland every day. The li\'eliest aggregation that lias yet struck town was here Tuesday evening and c insisted of two sleigh loads of breaker boys from McAdoo. Ex-County Commissioner Dullard and ex-Mercantile Appraiser Clare, who en tered the bakery and confectionery busi ness last spring at Wilkesbarre, have \ disposed of their plant. Roth men have other avocations in view. Foster township Democratic commit tee will meet tomorrow evening at Wood side school house to prepare for the February election. The voters of the party are confident of repeating their great victory of one year ago. A large crowd gathered at the Lehigh Valley station on Tuesday to bid good- . bye to Thomas Elliott and 'Patrick Ken nedy. of Freeland. and James Kennedy, j of Drifton, who have started for Klon dike. They expect to reach Seattle before Sunday. James J. Reilly was the groom and Mrs. Laura I). Leonard, of Sweet Val ley, this county, was the bride in a mar riage ceremony which took place in Lackawanna county jail on Tuesday. He is 20 years of age and she is 21. Reilly is confined in the jail awaiting trial on a charge of burglary. CHURCH CHIMES. Prayer services began at St. John's j Reformed church last evening aud will continue nightly until the end of the week. German services next Sunday morning and English services in the evening. Married persons' catechetical class in the study of the pastor, Rev. J. R. Kerschner, on Sunday at 2 p. in. Special prayer services are being hold every evening this week at the English Raptist church by the pastor, Rev. E. C. Murphy. A welcome is extended to all. Services begin at 7.30 oclock. According to the Russian calendar today is the twenty-fifth of December, 1 and Christmas is being celebrated in St. Mary's Greek Catholic church. Ash Wednesday this year will fall on February 23, Palm Sunday on April 3, (rood Friday on April 8 and Easter on April 10. The Feastof the Epiphany was observ ed this morning with services in the Roman Catholic churches of town. Producers Iteitcli au Agreement. It was said in New York yesterday, ' says the Philadelphia Press, that a con ference had taken place between J. Pierpont Morgan before his recent de parture to Europe, and the leading coal interests. The result is said to have been that an understanding regarding the output was reached. Mr. Morgan is said to have declared all along that the anthracite coal interests could not bo hold to any agreement except on a co operative plan, and this agreement, it is averred, is now being carried out. Educate Your How Jen Willi CHKcarets. Candy Cathartic, cure constipation forever. 10c. li C t',C. full, dfuggists refund moiicy. FREELAND, PA., THURSDAY, JANUARY 0, 1893 AI ucli Alouey Found in a Drawer. John Arnold, the Hazleton brewer, whose death last Monday was noted in the last Issue of the TRIBUNE. will he buried tomorrow at 10 a. m. with mass at the German Catholic church. The deceased was 05 years old and leaves a wife and three sons and four daughters. He was worth about 3300,000. The Plain Speaker yesterday told of a rich find made after his death. It says: k 'On Sunday when he was taken very ill. and wlieh Mr. Arnold himself real ized, possibly, that death was near, lie summoned his trusted bookkeeper, Harry \V. Jacobs, to his bedside aud confided to him a secret which no one knew. "In case of Mr. Arnold's death Mr. Jacobs was told to open a certain drawer in the house and examine ihe. contents. "Upon the unexpected deatli of his employer, Mr. Jacobs did as directed, and to his complete surprise discovered, it is said, some 859,000 in cash, the exist ence of which was unknown to any member of the family. "The discovery of the money caused considerable surprise. Mr. Arnold was always known to be of a reserved and quiet disposition but his closest friends, not even members of the family, ever suspected that he had concealed such a large sum of money, '* County Otlieial.H .Surcharged. Controller Joseph Llyod lias completed the audit of the county's finances of the j year 1810. The controller's report is a j rather lengthy and complete document I and delves into the details of the receipts and expenditures of the various officers. A total surcharge of 328.473.02 is made, the amount being divided as follows: ICx-Commissionors P. T. Norton, Thomas Smith and Thomas M. Dullard, §12,943.- 00; ex-Treasurer William T. Reed, $13,- 209.00: Recorder Phillip Richards, 3528; ex-Prothoiiotary George J. Llewellyn', 31,482.30. The surcharge against the county j commissioners includes the sum of §lO,- i 421.63 "excess" paid the prison warden j in 1890 for feeding prisoners, the total ! amount paid having been §14,002.05. ' The surcharge against ex-Treasurer Reed also covers the same item. Of the total surcharge made, the con- ! troller states that he has succeeded iu recovering in cash $3,124. Reducing (lie Capital Stock. At the annual meeting of the Nescopec Coal Company, to be held in " Philadel phia on January 28, the stockholders will vote upon a proposition to reduce the capital stock of the corporation. The J directors, Samuel Thomas, John Loisen- i ring. Robert 11. Say re, George 1). Mc- Croary and J. S. Went/., recommend the reduction of the capitalization to I 3140,000, which would make the par) value of each share 37. Two years ago ; this company reduced its capital stock from §600.000 to §240,000. The coal underlying the company to land at Upper Lehigh is nearly exhausted, and the present capitalization is greater than is required to carry on the business. Internal Revenue Collector. Colonel Thomas F. Penman, of Scran ton, was appointed yesterday by the Presi dent as internal revenue collector of this, the twelfth district, to succeed Grant Herring, of Rloomsburg. Luz ■•rue's candidate for the office was ex-County | Treasurer William lleed, but the Influ- J eneu of Congressman Council, of Laeka- ' wanna, was with Penman. The district embraces twenty of the northeastern j tier of counties. There were half a ' dozen applicants for the colloctorship I and the contest was waged vigorously : up to yesterday. Injured in Jeddo No. 5. John Kminutes, a son of George i Kromnies, of town, met with a serious' accident on Tuesday afternoon. With his brother James he was placing tim bers in the manway of his breast in No. j 5 Jeddo, and a large lump of coal be- j corning loose above them, rolled down ; the steep incline and struck John with considerable force. One log was broken : ami the lower parts of his body were j badly injured. He was taken direct to the miners' hospital. Left Home and Family. lago Jones, a well-known resident of ' Ashley, lias disappeared from his home, ! leaving his wife and family, and gone,! no one knows where. He went awav on : Wednesday of last week. Mrs. Jones yesterday received a letter from her missing husband. It was written iu j Philadelphia. The writer stated that he had become discouraged and was going away to better himself, though he did not say where. Futeiits Grunted. Reported by C. A. Snow & Co., Wash ington. 1). C. F. Curl, Avoca, flier for spinning machines. J. Kaschenbach. Wilkesbarre, lied. W. S. Mears, Scranton, street-sweeper. IT W. Oswald, Rloomsburg. car-truck. J. G. Sanderson, Scranton, apparatus for producing gas. J, A. Temple, Shamokfn, nut lock. CASTOniA. Th fac- yy 3. COURT HOUSE CHANGES. The Incoming and Outgoing Official- Smoke the Pipe of Peace. Owing to the uncertainties of politic* and the American desire for change, three sets of county officers, deputies, clerks, etc., stepped out of public offici on Monday, their places being taken b\ others elected by the people to liil tin said offices. The change was made says the Newsdealer, at the stroke o noon, when amid handshaking and con gratillations the new officers assumed their duties and the old stepped dowi. and out into private life. The pipe ol peace was passed between Republicans and Democrats, the pipe taking tin -liape of good cigars and political differ ences and campaign struggles were for gotten in the general good feeling ma n i Tested. The most pleasant relations existed ft. the prothonoturv's office when Pro thonotary George J. Llewellyn and his tiepuiies, William Ash. Louis SuLburj. and James Llewellyn, aud Minute Cletks Harold Maiion and Frank Darte turned over the county's business to the new Prothonoturv, Paul Dasch, and iiis as sistants, J. C. Mulligan, of Upper Le high; J. F. San tec, of Wapwallopen. and Edward Lynch, of Plymouth. De puty Prothonoturv J. T. L. Salmi was retained in the position he lias occupied lor the past twenty-four years. At torney R, R. Van Horn, of Plymouth, was appointed chief minute clerk, but his assistant lias not yet been selected. Of the new men, Mr, San toe is a ris ing young attorney from the lower end; Mr. Mulligan was a clerk in a store ai Upper Lehigh, and Mr. Lynch is a well known Ply mouth business man defeated for clerk of the courts at the recent election by W. R. Koons. The first official act of Prothonotary Dasch was to register ex-Prothonotary G. .J. Llewellyn as a law student. In the clerk of the courts offico Clerk I J. li. Wagner gracefully surrendered his | office to his successor, Walter R. , Koons. His deputies, who leave with I him, are George Thomas and Charles j Smith, and Minute Clerks Harry Gordon and Elias Cohen. | They were succeeded by Reese Lloyd, j of Freeland, formerly a clerk with Coxe Rros. at Drifton, and Thomas Haines, of Wilkesbarre. The new minute clerks will he C. M. Jeffreys, of Wilkesbarre, and li. li. Ilolcouib, of Askam. In the district attorney's offico I). A. Fell gave way to his successor, T. R. Martin, the new district attorney. Mr. Fell's assistants w ho leave with him are R. li. Jones and Ralph 11. Wad hams. They are succeeded by Rush Trescott and Martin Mulhall, two well known \ outig attorneys who are capable of fill ing the positions of their prodt icessors. District Attorney T. li. Martin in the afternoon presented a resolution to the court asking for the appointment of Clarence R. Johnson, of Dorranceton, as county detective to replace County De tective Eckert to assist iu the criminal business of the county. The appoint ment was confirmed by Judge Lynch. UPPER LEHIGH NOTES. John Leisenring treated his servants to a sleigh ride to White Haven last evening. They had a very good time, including supper at the Mansion house. A. C. Leisenring lias a force of men cleaning the stumps from the skating dam at No. 4. When finished it will be a fine skating pond. William Challenger spent the holidays visiting friends in Lansford. Erasmus Snyder spent a few days iu Slatingtou last week. Night school has started hero, both in Rutier and Foster townships. John Leisenring and wife, J. R. Lau bauch and wife and Mrs. Paul Dasch enjoyed a sleigh tide to Conyngham Tuesday evening. Deafness Cannot be Cured by local applications, as they cannot reach the disease I portion of the ear. '1 here is only one w: y to cure deafness, and that is by constitutional remedies. Deafness is caused by an inflamed con dition of (be mn'"Uß lining of the eustachian tube. When this tube gets inflamed you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hennng, and when it is entire ly closed deafness is the result, and un less the inflamation can lie taken out and this tube restored to its normal con dition, hearing will be destroyed for ever; nine cases out of ten arc caused by catarrah, which is nothing but an in flamed condition of 11 e mucous surfaces. We w ill give Due Hundred Dollars for any case of deafness (caused by catarrh) that cannot lie cured by I lull's Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars, free. F. J. CI I ENEY & CO., Toledo, O. C_E'"*C)o!d by druggists, 75c. Hall's Family Pills are the best. Two Million* a Year. When people buy, try and buy again, it means thej re satisfied. The |ieop!o of the 1 nlted States are now buying Cascarets Candy Cathartic -it the rate of two million j boxes a year and it will be three million he- j fore New Year's, it means merit proved, that Cascarets are the most delightful bowel regulator for everybody the year round. All druggists, 10c, 25e, 50c a box, cure guaranteed. CASTOniA. The fac- yy Kornugli School Hoard Meeting;. The borough school board met last evening in the office of I). J. McCarthy with all members present. A communi cation from the directors of the Mining and Mechanical Institute, withdrawing from their part in condemnation pro ceedings on Knights of Labo'r ground, vas received and placed on file. A communication was read from Co un y Superintendent Harrison in regard to the progress being made in the schools and recommending the election of a supervising principal. He regretted that the board could not agree on the election of a teacher. The president and secretary were au thorized to execute necessary papers and allow the Hudson Sciiool Furniture Company 0 per cent interest on its bill. Those Dills were ordered paid: Win. Williamson, supplies, §84.20: Geo. A. iviley, battery supplies, §3.70; Kress Stationery Co., supplies, 32.28; Thomas iohnson, teaming, §13.20; James Timony. teaming. §IO.BO. Those bills were laid over: Win. Williamson, §12.12; Ameri can Rook Co., 38.60; E. 11. Rutier, §30.44. i The president submitted a bid from I Win. Williamson to place a four-foot galvinized iron urinal, with necessary fixtures, in both school buildings for 310. Ho was instructed to have zinc used instead of above if it could be had rea sonable. Mr. Ilunion submitted the names of absentees from local institute. Teach ers are to he notified that one day's pay will be deducted hereafter for absence from institute. 'The secretary wa,s ordered to pur chase books for the following studies, which wore added to the eighth year grade: General history, geometry, Latin ind botany. A motion by Mr. Sweeney, that Mr. llanlon visit the schools one day in eacli week and report their condition to the hoard, was declared out .if order by the president, lie claiming that the hoard would be exceeding its authority. An appeal was taken from this decision by the maker of the motion. It was lost. The secretary stated that the asses sor's book contains 1,198 names of chil dren of school age. Messrs. llanlon, McLaughlin and Zimmerman were instructed to examine the latter's class and report to the board. Young Man'.-. Awful Death. James Sweeney, a prominent young man of Taruaqua, met with an awful death Tuesday afternoon. He had been out shootii g pigeons and entered th< parlor of his home to reload an old musket. Several moments later a report was iieard, and his mother entering the room was horrified to see him lying on the floor with the top of his head blown off. He lived three hours after the accident. Matrimonii!l Item. "Where are you going in such a hurry?" asked Ilostetter McGinnis of Johnnie Fewscads. "I am going to old DondeFipper to ask for the hand of his (laughter." "Which one?" "That all depends on what sort of a humor lie is in. If he is in good humor I'll propose for the youngest. If he has •i cranky spell I'll propose for the old est."—N. Y. World. Mot to lie t'iii!K-ht. Mrs. Grouch—l heard of a man who broke himself of swearing by paying his wife live cents every time he uttered an oath. Mr. Grouch—Oh, no, you don't! "Don't what?" "Get me into any snap like that. Vou'tl be furnishing burned steak and soggy biscuits every morning."—Cin cinnati Enquirer. Missed a Cirent Opportunity. "I wonder who invented kissing?" he said, after they had had one. "Oh, some fool," she replied. "llow can you say that?" he asked. "Because, if lie had not been a fool he would have patented t.he process." Then they had another. —Town Topics. Tlie Stranded Company. They hud a patent rain machine, and thun der they could make; A snow-box also they possessed that really took the cake; At their behest the breaking waves the hearers' ears bedinned; But still one element detied—they couldn't raise the wind. —Chicago Journal. Croat Neglect. A regular rattlesnake obitunry comes to us from Stewart county: This grave we make For little Andy; Bit by a snake- No whisky handy. —Atlanta Constitution. NoedM a Stronger Man. Mr. Piper— L)e Blank is so lazy he has to hire a valet to smoke for him. Mrs. Piper—l shouldn't think he'd have to pay u man fordoing that. Mr. Piper—But he smokes cigarettes, ,\on see.— Detroit Free Press. Outfit to Have n Hlg Sale. "What makes you think your new hairpins will have a big stile?" "Why. man, they're made strong enough to lift the largest pickle that can be gotten in a boarding-school." —J tidge. Oswald's stock of plain and fancy dress goods cannot he surpassed, either .it quality or price, TAX ORDINANCE PASSED. COUNCIL IS AFTER THE CORPORA TIONS SURE THIS TIME. Poles, Wires, Street Cars, Water and Gas Mains, Ktc , Will lie Taxed Here tfter. The GH Ordinance Has Fussed Second ltendlog-Full Report ol the Meeting:. The borough council mot on Monday evening. All the members were present except President Median. Dr. E. W. Rutter was appointed president pro turn. The committee to whom was referred the Gas Company's ordinance made its report. Tliey presented an amended ordinance, and the same was read twice, then laid over for third and final read ing. When a few amendments are added it will likely be passed finally. The committee was instructed to con sult t he borough solicitor. The ordinance submitted to council some time ago by Councilman Miller, taxing poles, wires, electric cars and water and gas mains, was taken up and read three times and passed finally, Messrs. Rutter, Miller, Zetnany and Davis voting aye, Mr. Mulhearn voting no. The secretary was instructed to present it to the president of council and burgess for their approval, and i have it published in the TRIBUNE. William J. Timney, one yf the direc- tors of the Citizens' Hose Company, re- ! ported that the firemen were opposed to j the chemical engine, and would prefer a j steamer if council could afford to get it. ! No action was taken on the report. The following bills were approved: j Electric Eight Company, street lights, §241.(i11; Freeland Water Company, rent j of lire pings; S9O; M. Ilalpin, repairs on ; tools, $13.53; Cross Creek Coal Company, powder and fuse. $11; I',. V. U. 11. Com pany, freight. $10.30; Hugh Iloylo, jani tor and feeding prisoners, $24.50; James ! Welsh, drying hose, $2; John Molik. burying animals. $1.50; li. C. ltoth, re- ' pairs on tools, 48c; William Williamson, supplies, $2.84. John Uereznak, John Pecora, Samuel ! Cross, Charles Shepperly and Alexander Ricatta wore exonerated from paying dog taxes. lSurgess Gallagher reported having received s3l from lines, permits and other sources; commission, $13.80; bal ance due treasurer, $17.20. '1 lie following amounts worn returned for police service: Patrick McLaughlin, $12.50; James I*. McNelis, $0; Stanley | Novak, $10; Milton Frltzinger, $4; Her- j nurd McFadden, $5; Patrick Welsh, $4; j John Murrin, $4; James Kennedy, $2; John Molik, $3.75; total, $50.25. The report was approved. Street Commissioner lfoyle made his ; report for Decumbcr us follows; Work on streets, $81.10; on sewers,sos.Bs; total, j $177.01. The amounts were ordered paid. Union Men Go to Luw. George Clark, a foreman in the em ploy of tin; Hunt & Council Company, j Scranton, was arraigned before an alder- ; man on Friday afternoon upon the i charge of discharging a number of ! steam fitters because they were mem bers of a labor union. Some importance is attached to the proceedings, as it is said that they are the first of that nature in the state. The prosecutor is Louis A. Mack and from his evidence it appears that he, E. J. ltadigan, C. F. Cleary, Frederick 1 finest, Edward Watson and Edward ! Longyoar, were employed by Clark as i steam fitters. It is alleged that Clark 1 threatened to weed out the union men ! and as a result all of the above named j were discharged and Mack claims it was , because they were members of the steam ! fitters' union. The act of assembly under which pro- : coed lugs was taken was approved June ' 4, 181)7, is for the purpose of protecting 1 employes of corporations, in their right i to form, join or belong to labor organiza tions. The penalty for its violation is a lino of not more than $2,000 nor loss than SI,OOO and imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year, or either, or botli in the discretion of the court. Clark entered bail in the sum of SSOO j for his appearance at court. Beauty Is Blood Deep, Cloan blood means a clean skin. No i beauty without it. Casoarets Candy Cathar- | tic clean your blood and keep it clean, by stirring op the lazy liver and driving all im- | purities front the body, Hegin today to banish pimples, boils, blotches, blackheads, and thut. sickly bilious complexion by taking ' Cascurets—beauty for 10 cents. All drug gies <.iilsfaoiion guaranteed, 10c, 260,G0e. I CASTOR IA For Infants and Children. The fac- /J ' Sr. Dr. N. MALEY, DENTIST. Second Floor, Birkbeck Brick. OVEIt BIRKBECK'S STOKE. Si.so PER YEAR, j QIIAS. ORION STROH, Attorney and Counselor at Law and Notary Public. I 1 "Bee: ltoomsl anil J, Birkbeck Brick, Freeland. JOHN JI. CARR, Attorney-at-Law. All legal business promptly nttended. Postofflcc Building, - - . Frcclnnd. | Mclaughlin, Aitorney-at-Law. Legal Bnitntiis of Any Bt:cripUon. Itii-kIM-e-k lii-ick, - - - Freeland. JAJIES E. DWYEK, Attorney-at-Law. Room 10, Schwartz's Building, East Broad street, - - Ilazleton, Pa. i ! S. E. HAYES, Fire Insurance Agent. Washington Street. None but Reliable Companies Represented, \ Q D - KOHRBACH, General Hardware. i Builders' supplies of every kiiul always in MOCK. >\ all paper, paints and tinware. Bicy cles and repairs of all sorts. [ South Centre street. DEIHERRO. Restaurant. Fresh Ale Always on Tap. Beer, l'or'er. iinil Finest Qualities of husky, ine. Etc. Excellent t iaars. | mage Street, . . . Freeland. JJATUICK McFADIIEN, Carpet Weaver. All kinds of plain carpet, singrio and double Warp, woven in best of style. Only the very pes yarn used. 1 rices, JiOc per yard upwards. ( all at .hup or residence, opposite electric car terminus, Centre street. CENTRAL 7 HOTEL LEADING HOTEL IN FKEELAND. M. 11. UUN SICKER, Prop. Rates, $2 per day. liar stocKcd with fine whiskey, wine, beer and cigurs. Sale and ex change stable attached. GEORGE FISHER, dealer in FRESH BEEF, PORK, VEAL, MUTTON, BOLOGNA, SMOKED MEATS, ETC., ETC. Call at No. 6 Walnut street, Freeland, or wait l'or the delivery wagons. VERY LOWEST PRICES. Condy 0. Boyle, dealer in Liquor, Wine, Beer, Porter, Etc. '' I'°, finest brands of Domestic and Imported M hiskey on sale in one of the handsomest sa loons in town. Fresh Itochester and Shenuu doah Beer and \ eungling's Porter on tap. 98 Centre street. T. CAMPBELL, dealer in l>i\v (ioo(Ig # (Ji'ocon pw, BootH 1111401 Blio Also PURE WINES | LIQUORS FOR FAMILY AND MEDICINAL PURPOSES. Centre and Main streets. Freeland. Dry Goods, Groceries and Provisions. S BROTHERHOOD HATS C 0 A celebrated brand of XX flour always In stock. Roil 3utter and Eggs a Specialty. AMANDUS OSWALD, N. W. Cor. Centre and Front Ste., Freeland.