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VOL. XII. NO 81. RAILROAD TIMETABLES | LEHIGH VALLEY RAILROAD November 19, 1899. AitKANG EVENT OF i'ASSBNGKH TRAINS. LEAVE FKBBLAND. 6 12 n in for Woatherly, Mauch Chunk Allentown, Bethlehem, Euston, I'lniu- Ueiphia and New Vork. 7 40 a IU t'o* Sandy ttuu. White Haven, Wilkes-Bar re, l'ittatoii and Seraiiton. 8 18 ain for Hazleton, Weutherly, Mauch ('inmk. Allent >wn, Bethlehem, E.tstou, Philadelphia and New Vork. 9 30 am for Hazleton, Mahanoy City, Shen andoah, Ait. Funnel, Shamokiu uu<J Pottsville. 1 1 45 H in for Sandy Bun, White Haven, Wilkes-Barre, Sorantou and uil points West. 1 30 P in for Weutherly, Maueh Chunk, Al leutown, Bethlehem, Easton, I'hiiudel phia and New Vork. 4 42 l> m for llazletou, Malianoj-City, Shen andoah, Mt. Carmel, Shatnokin and Pottsville, Woatherly, Maueh Chunk. Allentown. Bethlehem, Euston, i'Lilu delphiu and New Vork. 0 34 P m for Sandy ltuu, White Haven, Wilkes-Bur re, Serantou and all points West. 7 29 pm for Hazleton, Mahanoy City, Shen andoah, Mt. Cariuel and Shamokiu. AUltiVB AT KB EEL AND. 7 40 a m from Weutherly, Pottsville, Ash land, Shenuiidouh, Mahuuoy City and Hazleton. 9 17 a in from Philadelphia, Euston, Bethle hem, Allentown, Mauch Chunk, Woath erly, Hazieton, Mahanoy City, Sheuun deuh, Mt. Cariuel ami Shamokiu. 9 30 a iii from Serantou, WJlkos-Barre and Wtiito Haven. 1 1 45 a in from Pottsville, Shamokiu, Mt. Carmel, Shenandoah, Mabaiioy City and Hazleton. 12 55 p in troui New York, Philadelphia, Euston, Bethlehem, Allentown, Maueh Chunk and Weutherly. 4 42 p in from serantou, Wilkes-Barre and White Haven. 0 34 P iu from New York, Philadelphia, Euston, Bethlehem, Allentown, Potts ville, Shamokiu, Mt. Carmel, Shenan doah, Mahanoy City ami Hazleton. 7 29 P m from Seruuton, Wilkes-Barre und White Haven. For turther information inquire of Tioket A Rents. KuLLIN 11. W1 LBUK, General Superintendent, 26 Cortiandt street. New Vork Ciiy. Oil AS. S. LEE. Uriii rai Pttaoeiitfcr A want, 26 Cortiandt Street. New Vork City. T. KEITH. Division Superintendent, Huzleion, Pa. '["HE DELAWARE, SUSQUEHANNA AND X SCHUYLKILL RAILROAD. Time table in effect April 18, IH7. Trains leave Drifton lor Jeddo, Eekley, Hazle Brook, Stockton. Beaver Meadow Bond, Uoau and Hazleton Juuetion at 5 30, 600 u m, duily except Sunday; and TUB a m, 2 38 p m, Sunday. Trains leave Drifton for Harwood.Crannerry, Tomhicken and Deriuger at 6 30, 6 00 a m, daily except Sunday; ami iU3 a m, 236 p m, sun day. Trams leave Drifton for Oneida Junction, Harwood Koad, Humboldt ltoud, Oneida and v lieppton at 6UU a in, daily except Sun day; and 7 03 a m, 2 33 p m, Sunday. Truing leave Hazleton J unction for H arwood, Cranberry, Tomhicken and Deringer ut6 35 a m, daily except Sunday; and 8 53 a in, 4 22 p in, Minday. Truins leave Hazleton Junction for Oneida Junction, Harwood Koad, Humboldt Koad, Oneida and Shcppton at b 32, 11 10 a m, 4 41 p m, daily except Sunday; and 7 37 a m, 3 11 pm, Sunday. Trains leave Deringer for Toinhick n, Cran berry, Harwood, Hazleton Junction and KQUU at 2 23, 6 10 p m, daily except Sunday; ana 3 37 a m, 5 07 p in, Sunday. Trains leave Shcppton for Oneida, Humboldt Koad, Harwood Koad, Oneida Junction, Hazle ton J unction aid Koan at 7 11 a m, 13 40, 522 p m, daily except Sunday; and 8 11 a in, 344 p m, Sunday. Trains leave Sheppton for Beaver Meadow ltoud, Stockton, Hazle Brook, Eekley, Jeddo and Drifton at 5 22 p in, daily, except Suuday; aud b 11 a m, 3 44 p m, Sunday. Trains leave Hazleton Junction for Beaver Meadow Koud, Stockton, Hazle Brook, Eekley, Jeddo ami Drifton at 5 45, 62b p in, daily, except Suuday; und 10 10 u in, 5 10 p in. Sunday. All trains connect at Hazleton Junction with electric cars for Hazleton, Jeanesvillc, Audon ried and other points on the Traction Com pany's line. Trains leaving Drifton at 5 30, 6 00 a m make connection ut Deringer with P. K. K. trains for Wilkesbarre, Suiibury, liarrisburg and points west. For the accommodation of passengers at way stations between Hazleton Junction und Der inger, a tram will leave the former point ai 350 p iu, daily, except Sunduy, arriving at Deringer at 5 00 p m. LUTIIEU C. SMITH, Superintendent. M IMC EL LA IS KOUS A DVEKTISKM KNTS ~VT O TIC E —Notice is hereby given that, an XN uppl'cation will be made to the governor of the state ol' Pennsylvania on tli2 seientli day of May, A. 1). ituu. by William Williamson, Comly O. Hoyle, Charles Dushcvk, Peter Ti.noiiy and John Sliigo, under the act of as sembly oi the common wealth of Pennsylvania, • utitlcd "an uc. to provide for the ineorporu ipin and rcguiut.on of certain corporations," a proved Aprii 2•, ift'i', and the supplements tHereto, lor the charter of an intended eor porulioiito be called Freeland Brewing Com pany; the character und object whereof are the uiunulueturiug and brewing of inait liquors, ami tor these purposes to have, possess and enjoy nil the lights, benefits and pr.vileges of the said act ot ussembly and its supple ments. John M. ('arr, solicitor. M. STATE OF SAMUEL WEN NEK, late of Jt I' I celand borough, deeeused. Letters testamentary upon the above named estate having been granted to the undersigned, all persons indebted tosaid estate are requested to make . aymeut, aud those having claims or deuiam.s to present the same without delay. V V Wminer ' i K*ecutors. Chns. Orion Stroll, attorney. |. 'STATE OF JOSEPH NEUBUKOEK, lute J j ol Freeiund. deeeused. Letters testamentary upon the above named estate Having been granted to the under signed, uii persons indebted to said estate are requested to make payment, and tnose baling el mis or demunds to present the same, with out delay, to Hi rum 11. Uiiuun. C. O. stroh, attorney. Li'OK SALE CHEAP.—For cash, a house and lot on Chestnut street, Birvunton, west of Kidge street, property of John Wulitzky. Also a house aud two lots on same street, the property of Philip Moy. r. lor terms apply to T. A. Buckley, J. P., TRIBUNE building. POLITICAL POINTERS. Thft Republican convention of thc Fourth legislative district meets at 2 o'clock this afteruon at the Cottage hall. The candidates for the nomination for representative are H. VV. llaworth, of town, and William Hughes and William Gorloch. of Hazleton. The latter is the anti-Quay candidate, while llaworth aud Hughes are friendly to Quay. All throe are claiming a majority of the forty live delegates who will attend. Roger McSliea, of Lattltner, is the latest aspirant for legislative honors. He wants the nomination on the Demo cratic ticket. His alleged connection with the Lattimer massacre ought to Insure him the support of the coal cor porationß of the district. Paragon Laundry Is always on time and always pleases. Leave orders at McDonald's store or telephone. BRIEF ITEMS OF NEWS. PARAGRAPHS GATHERED FROM ALL r-ARTS OF THE REGION. S.VNNPNK nf I,- ml n>| !\1 IMCPIIHIMMMIR OC currfiict', Tliwr an |! Read Quickly. What, tht) Folk* nf This and Other Tow DM Are Doing. Bottler P. M. Sweeney has a new de livery wagon on the streets. Adam Drnmtra, of Easton. and Miss Lizzie Lesser, of Upper Lehigh, will marry next month. Local fishermen are jr'paring for the fishing season, which opens on Sun day next at midnight. Government seeds are being received from Congressman Davenport by a number of his constituents in tliis vicinity. Freeland Council, No. 348, Jr. O. U. A. M., of town, will make application to the Luzerne county court on April 30 for a charter. Another United States army recruit ing office lias been opened at Hazleton. Applicants to fight McKinley's war of conquest are very scarce. Go to Laubach's for Easter novelties. M. 11. Ilunsicker tendered a banquet on Thursday evening to a number of his friends in honor of the eighth anniver sary of the opening of the Central hotel tinder liis management. The annual statement of the Middle Coal Field Poor District appears on the fourth page today. The recommenda tions of the auditors contain much of interest to every taxpayer. A concert will be given at St. Ann's convent on Sunday afternoon by St. Ann's Parish ba'nd. This is an annual custom on Easter Sunday and is ap preciated by the Sisters of Mercy. The borough council will meet at 3 o'clock this afternoon as a committee of the whole to test the motor on the Hill. This evening council will meet in special session to take action in the matter. While Con J. Johnson, of Upper Le high, was at work in the shaft at that place last week, a large block of wood fell on his head and inflicted a deep which requirod four stitches to close. Palm Sunday was appropriately ob served in several of the local churches yesterday. Preparations for a befitting celebration of Easter are being made by nearly all the churches and Sunday schools. Easter baskets, rabbits and novelties at Keiper's store, Timony's brick. Charles Saricks, of Sandy Run, and Miss Cora Porter, of Freeland, were united in marriage on March 31, at the home of the bride's parents on Cunnius street, by Rev. George W. Price, of Plymouth. Tamaqua conncilmen made a secret test of the street light furnished that borough. It was found that the light was only 1.200 candle power, instead of 2,000, as the contract with the light com pany stipulated. Mt. Horeb Lodge, No. 257, I. O. O. F., will give a smoker and phonograph entertainment at the lodge rooms on Thursday evening of next week, the 19th Inst. All members are requested to be present at this meeting. "The Cherry Pickers" drew a large audience to the Grand opera house Friday evening. The piece was hand somely mounted and was well rendered by the company. The next play will be Hoy I*B "A Day and a Night." An appeal lias been filed in court by E. A. Oberrenderand Edward W. Tuttle from the report and settlement by the auditors of the accounts of Patrick Mc Guire and August Horn, supervisors of Foster township, for the year ending March 5, 1900. Gentlemen, for hats and caps go to A. Oswald s. He has a nice variety The sale of the Slavonic Truth took place on Thursday and the new pub lishers, J. A. Ferencik and Gus. Schneider, have taken possession. It is reported that the late proprietor, Andrew Zemany, received $2,500 for the 1 plant and paper. Hazle township schools will close at the end of the eighth month of the term on account of lack of funds to pay teachers. The ''reform board" is deep ly in debt, and $0,500 have been borrow ed from the Taxpayers' Association to pay the teachers their back salaries. Tax Collector Hugh Malloy is mourn ing the loss of his big fox-hound, which was found dead in the woods dear White Haven last week. The animal was bred in old Kentucky and was considered one of the best fox dogs in this part of the state. On the same day a fine hunting dog died. Mr. Malloy valued the two dogs at over S2OO. It is reported that Eekley R. Coxo, Jr., will erect a tower at Pulpit Rock this spring, which will make that point a place of greater interest than ever. A beautiful view of the valleys can now be had from the Pulpit, but a tower will Increase the range of vision by many miles. The driveway and the cycle path to the Rock are being repaired by a force of Drifton employes. FREELAND, PA., MONDAY, APRIL 9, 1900. BRIEF ITEMS. Superintendent W. 11. Smith, Jr., of Jeddo, has donated $25 to the Ward family at Highland', and the residents of Highland have added SSO to the fund, which, with the ssl collected In town, makes a total of $l2O subscribed for the a 111 ic ted family. John Karschnak, one of the best, known Slavonian residents of town, died on Thursday after a brief illness at his homo on North Washington street. Ho was buried in the Greek Catholic cemetery on Saturday afternoon. Mrs. A una E. Hohman. a former resi dent of Eekley, died of paralysis at Hazleton on Friday, aged 52 years. She was the widow of Lawrence Hohman. who died twenty-two years ago at Eekley. Today is the thirty-fifth anniversary of the surrender of the Confederate army under General Lee to General Grant at Appomattox, Va. A few flags were unfurled iu town this morning. Lohighton council has leased the bor ough electric light plant to James I. Blakslee, Jr., of Mauch Chunk, wiio will furnish street light to the borough at SSO per arc lamp per annum. Mrs. Sweeney, of Birvanton, mother of John I). Sweeney, was accidentally run down and slightly injured by a bicy clist yesterday morning while on her way to St. Ann's church. Grace, a nine-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Brosiin, of Jeddo, died on Saturday and will be buried this afternoon at 2 o'clock at St. Ann's cemetery. Mrs. John Arnold, widow of Hazle tun's well-known brewer who died fif teen months ago, succumbed to cancer of the throat on Saturday, aged 68 years. Peter Doisroth, a well-known mer chant of Hazleton, died on Thursday. He was a native of Sugarloaf township, this county, and was aged 55 years. Lehigh university at Bethlehem, where somo of Freeland's young men are receiving an education, was parti ally destroyed by lire on Friday. The grand jury has returned a true bill against Motornian Reifenberger for his assault upon William Urbanski at Freeland on March 18. Willie, a son of Joseph Johnson, had a finger crushed at the Johnson ice house on Saturday by being caught between a rope and a pulley. On Easter Monday evening St. Pat rick's cornet band will hold its annual ball at Yannes' opera house. McAdoo had a $2,000 fire this morning. Stanley's saloon and an adjoining hall were burned to the ground. Colonel Beaumont and John Brazelle have been reappointed prison commis sioners of Luzerne county. Grocer E. J. Curry has added a new horse to his delivery wagon. Land Bought for Brewery. The projectors of the new brewing company have purchased half a block of land as a site for their proposed brewery. The land was bought from Coxo Bros. & Co., aud fronts on Fern street, extending from Main to South streets, and is 130 deep by 325 feet long. The greater part of the plot Is located in Foster township. Work upon the buildings will begin as soon as possible. Attorney Carr on May 7 will make ap plication to Governor Stone for a charter for the company, which is to lie known as Freeland Brewing Company. The capital stock will be $35,000, divided into 700 shares of SSO each. After the company is incorporated it is likely that the subscription books will be opened to such of our citizens as may desire to buy stock. A number of those interested visited Schuylkill breweries on Saturday and studied tne buildings and plants of our neighboring county. Kisned and Made Up. Constable John Molik returned on Thursday afternoon from Westmoreland county with George Klashick and Mrs. Julia Thackacs, the Highland elopers, who were captured by the South ward officer at Lelsenring, where the man had obtained a position at the coko works. A hearing was immediately given the pair by Squire Buckley. Mutual friends of the husband and wife appealed to them to settle the matter for the sake of their littlo child, and this they consented to do after much parleying. The costs of the suit were then paid and the case dismissed, the woman returning to her home in High land with her husband. Terms of the Will. The terms of the will of the late Samuel Wenner, as published In Thurs day's TRIBUNE, were not quite correct. The will leaves all to the widow, as stated, but after her death the estate, which is valued at $5,400. will be divid ed as follows: One-third to his son, Henry F., one-third to his son, John A., one-sixth to his daughter-in-law, Jennie, aud one-sixth to his grand-daughter, Hazel J. Laubach's—Easter baskets and rabbits. CENSUS QUESTIONS. What You Will Have to Anuver When the Kuuiueiator Comes, How old are you? Are you married, single, widowed or divorced? What is your occupation? How many months out of the year are you employed? Do you own the house you live in and if so is it mortgaged or free? What language do you read and speak? These are some of tiie pointed ques tions the census enumerator will ask you when he starts abroad in the land about June 1. The law requires that, the census shall be taken between June 1 and June 15. As two of the days fall on Sunday, there are only thirteen working days left for the enumerators. Uncle Sam has fixed a pretty severe penalty for any failure tin the part of his enumerators to do their appointed work. The enumerators will earn from $3 to $5 a day. They are paid according to the number of names tliey get. There is a ininnmiim rate of 2 cents for each living inhabitant; 2 cents for each death: 15 cents for each farm and 20 cents for each manufacturing industry. Iu the farm districts an enumerator will be allowed $3 a day for horse and buggy. These are the questions tht; enumera tor will ask you: Location—Street; house number: num ber of dwelling house in the order of visitation; number of family, iu the order of visitation. Name of each person whose place of abode on June 1, 1900, was in this fam ily; enter surname first. then the given name and middle initial, if any; include every person living on Juno 1, 1900; omit children b rn sinee June 1, 1900. Relation —Relationship of each person to the head of the family. Personal description—Color of race: sex; date of birth; month; year; age at last birthday; whether single, married, widowed or divorced; number of years urtirried; mother of how many children: number of these children liv : ng. Nativity—Place of birth of each per son and parents of each peson enumer ated; if born in the United States; give the state or territory; if of foreign birth give the country only; place of birth of this person; place of birth of father of this person; place of birtli of mother of this person. Citizenship—Year of immigration to tlx; United States; number of years in the United States; naturalization. Occupation—Trade or profession of each person 10 years of age and over; occupation; months not employed. Education—Attonded school (in months); can read; can write; can speak English. Ownership of home—Owned or rented; owned free or mortgaged; farm or house; number of farm schedule. Kight Months' Term in Foster. All members of the Foster school board were present Saturday evening at the regular April meeting of that body. Tax Collector Oberrender made final settlement of his accounts by turning over to Treasurer Lesser $40.99. The total amount of the collection was $8,374.07 and was SI,BOO greater this year than last. A vote of thanks was tendered the collector for his efficient service. The report of Principal Hoffman showed thity visits to the schools. The enrollment was 974 and the attendance 077 with a percentage of 72. Highland Social Club was given the use of the school building at that place on April 27 for a literary entertainment. A discussion on the length of the school term brought forth a resolution and petition, which was signed by all the teachers, requesting the board to have a nine months' term and agreeing to wait for their salaries without inter est. A motion passed unanimously iu favor of eight months. The board will be short about $3,000 at the end of that time. James E. Griffiths furnished proof of , work done by him to the amount of $2.53 at Upper Lehigh iu 1898. The bill was ordered paid. John Mctzgar was also ordered paid for hauling a load of coal, it having been ascertained that he did the work. The following bills were approved and ordered paid: Mrs. M. Mcßrearty, cleaning, $8; F. H. Albert, repairing chair, 75c; M. S. Ivetnmerer Si Co., coal, $10.31; Upper Lehigh Supply Co., sup plies, $3.65; John \V. Davis, coal, $3.50; Lewis H. Lentz, repairs, $2.57; Butler, Sheldon Sc Co., books, $153.52, Caxton Furniture Co., furniture, $67.20; Win. 11. Grevtneyer Si Co., supplies, $4.20; G. B. Markle Sc Co., coal, $7.92; Mrs. R. H. Dodson, supplies, $1.60; Cross Creek Coal Co., coal, $18; E. J. Edwards, sup plies, $2.30; Upper Lehigh Coal Co., coal, $39.80; Henry Kerschner, labor, $1; 1). D. Dodge, supplies, $8.74. Director-elect Harry Argtist was present during the meeting. Card of Thanki. The Sisters of Mercy extend their siucere thanks for the generous dona tion of $25 presented to them on April 3. by the members of St. Ann's Parish band. PERSONALITIES. The household goods of Hugh Sbovlin, of Washington street, who has been a resident of the viclnty for many years, were taken to Brooklyn. N. Y., on Sat urday, and will be followed in a few days by Mr. Shoviin, who will make his future home there. I)r. and Mrs. Rrackett left on Satur day to a tend the funeral of Mrs. N. C. I'rcntiss, a sister of Dr. llrackett, who died last week at Hartford, Conn. Edward Bleckley, of Easton, accom panied by his son, Fred, and wife, of Hazleton, called on A. H. Bleckley yes terday. Miss Annie Duffy, of Sandy Run, has returned to her home after a residence of several years in Freeland. Henry Rudolph, of Highland, has removed to the Marlev residence on North Washington street. Frank McGill and family have re turned to Eckley after two years' resi dence in Montana. Miss Nettie Noußurger has returned from a two'weeks' visit to Williamsport relatives. Miss Twilla Oswald was the guest of Lehighton friends last week. Mrs. M. Ferry, of Washington street, is visiting in Philadelphia. Steve Welch is able to be about after a long seige of sickness. Miss Bertha Krell is visiting friends at Latisford. Continuation Servluen Yetteriluy. Confirmation services took place yes terday morning at St. Luke's Lutheran church, and the following were confirm ed by the pastor. Rev. J. ,T. Kuntz: Martha T. Meitki, Margaret E. Rie bold, Ida (Jreeby, Matilda J. Luhman, j Sarah B. Kuntz, Caroline Schmidt, ! Gerhard Stein, Lena M. Bochtloff, Free land; Catharine L. Krause, Mary V. 1 Monk, Edith M. Knyrim, Martha A. Krause, Eckley; Martha D. Snyder, j William Schrader, Martha A. Schultz, Sandy Run; Petor Sauers, Jeddo; Ida! M. Grossman, Highland; Fred E. Kroi- | der, August G. Schramm, Fred W. Gross, Upper Lehigh. At St. John's Reformed church Rev. T. B. Kerschner confirmed the follow ing yesterday morning: Lottie and Gertrude Smith, Lizzie C. Hartig, John Welch, Harry McClelland, Walter F. Deitrick, Magdalene Keller, Sarah R. Rohrbaeh, John H. Hartig, W. 11. Bower, Mrs. S. P. Uearhart, Stephen Kester, G. A. Ilartlg, Anna M. Drum, Charles Nutz. Trolley Komi Extension. From tho Huzleton Plain Speaker. For several days past surveyors have been at work 011 the proposed route of the trolley lino from Hazleton to Wilkes barro via Conynghain valley. No one connected with the project is willing to be Interviewed on the matter, however, and definite Information Is hard to get. An agont has been through Cony tig ham and Butler valleys and secured op tions 011 land which the projectors of the now road will need. All but a few parties through whose farms tho road is to run have consented to sell. The activity 011 the part of the agents supposed to bo connected with the com pany stronghtens the belief that tho con struction of the road is being seriously thought of. It Is stated that englnors will also survey a route through Jeddo and High laud. Plans have been drawn for this route. Kventful Week for Jacob. Last week was an eventful one for Jacob Seigley, of Wilkosbarre. On Monday 110 was divorced from his wife, on Tuesday a warrant was sworn out against hhn 011 the charge of abducting his daughter, 011 Thursday he was ar rested and released on bail, on Friday be got a marriage license to marry Ellen Gillespie, who was the cause of his wife applying for a divorce. On Saturday he was married, and on Satur day night lie was given a hearing 011 the charge of abduction. The police, who have beon looking for his daughter since she disappeared 011 Tuesday, have been unable to find any trace of her, and Solgley refuses to say whether or not lie has iter in hiding, lie has been sltadowed since his release on ball, but no action of his has Indi cated the whereabouts of the missing girl. Fell and Killed the Ilahy. Mrs. Margaret Zoeller fell down stairs at her home In Wilkosbarre Thursday night whilo carrying her nlne-months old niece and the child was killed. Mrs. Zoeller was visiting Iter sister and asked the privilege of putting the little one to bud. Site had nearly reached the fop of tho stairs, when her foot caught In a piece of torn carpet and she fell. As she rolled down the stairs she threw tho child from her, so that she would not fall upon It. The child struck tho banister and its skull was fractured and Its leg broken. It died In a short time. Mrs. Zoeller was badly hurt, and the shock caused by the child's death may prevent her recovery. The child's mother, who is sick, is also In a danger ous coudition. SALARIES READJUSTED. COUNCILMEN FIX THE AMOUNTS TO BE PAID THIS YEAR. Solicitor and Secretary Are Given an In creane and Treanurer'n ComtnisnJon 2te maing a* Heretofore—Hate of l'ay for Street Labor and Teatniug. All the members of council except Mr. Kline were In attendance at Thurs day evening's meeting. A request from the paid police for an increase in wages was referred to the police committee. Street Commissioner Davis* report for March showed an expenditure of $59.54. Police expense for same mouth was 880. lfoth reports were approved. Contractor Fredrick slated that the surveyor's stakes for the new building slto are not on the ground now and that he could not start until tho site is re located. The matter was referred to the proper committee. The election of a janitor was again taken up and resulted In choosing Condy O'Donnell on the first ballot. Mr. O'Donnell received the votes of Messrs. DePlerro, Meelian, Moersch bacher, Keck, Sweet and Iludewick, and Mr. Seusenbaeh tho votes of Messrs. Smith, Sehwabe and llute. Tho question of salaries was then taken up. Treasurer Davies' salary was lixed at 2 per cent of all money paid out. the same rate as heretofore. Solicitor Stroll's salary was increased 850 per year to 8150. Secretary McClolland's salary was in croasud 825 por year to 8125. Janitor O'Donnell's salary will remain 810 per month, same as last year, until the new building is completed. Street Commissioner Davis will be paid 82 a day for sewer work and 81.50 a day for street work. Double teams on the streets will re ceive 30 cent an hour and single teams 20 cents an hour. Special police will rocoivo 20 an hour while on duty. The annual appropriation of SIOO was made to the Citizens' Hose Company, also $40.70, the sum received from the state Insurance department. The tire and water committee was ordered to meet with tho directors of tho lire department and have the neces sary repairs made to the apparatus. The following bills were ordered paid: Win. Birkbeck, supplies, 81.30; W. K. Flad, printing and advertising, $24.10; T. A. ltuckley, coal, $7; VV. E. Martin, J. A. Aldon and Henry Krone, auditing, sls each; 11. C. Roth, labor and supplies, 84.50: \V. W. Stevons, signs for lire alarm boxes, $6; John VV. Davis, team ing, $1; Hazleton Machinery and Supply Co., $11.84; U. S. Express Co., 80c; Coxa Iron Mnfg. Co., $29.55; Henry Fisher & Co., labor and supplies, $33.71; lien hard Dinn, labor in March, $7.50; Goorge Filby, janitor, $11.50. LOCAL LABOR NOTES. Notwithstanding that prices have been reduced, there is little demand for coal for domestic purposes, and it is the Intention of the trust to keep pro duction down during this month, as no change in the trade is looked for until about May 1, when improvement is expected. James E. Ferry, of Ridge street, is pulling the throttle of No. 2 Highland hoisting engine, instead of Engineer Cuuew, who fell last week from the top of the boilers and Injured his legs. Frank Gallagher is filling Mr. Ferry's position as engineer on the locie. James Quigley, of Highland, lias been appolntod assistant outside superinten dent under Markle ,fc Co. He will re lieve Superintendent McMenamln of a considerable portion of his work, there by permitting the latter to give more attention to his ojlice duties. An Industry In tho form of a machine shop and foundry is to be established in Hazleton, with Cuyle Brothers, C. 11. Knelly and S. 11. Price the promoters. Steam-shovel machinery will bo repaired and built for tho numerous collieries of the region. William K. Vanderbilt has been christened the "czar of tho anthracite coal trade," due to the fact that the Vandorbilt-Morgan interests have ob tained control of every prominent coal carrying railroad in tho country. All employes of tho Lehigh Valley Coal Company who hold responsible positions under tho company have been notified that they must furnish bonds for the faithful performance of thoir duties. Ills estimated that tho production of anthracite for March Is 3,130,000 tons, against 3,410,712 tons for March, 1899. BIRTHS. Brogan.—At Freetand, April 8, to Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Brogan, Ridge street, a sou. PLEASURE CALENDAR. April 10.—Annual ball of St. Patrick's cornet band at Yannes' opera house. Admission. 50 cents. I April 20.—8a1l of Citizens' hand at i Yannes' opera house. Admission, 50c. $l5O PER YEAR. Spring Opening at the One-Price. Men's, Boys' and Children's Suits. Merchant Tailoring all the Newest Designs in Worsteds, Cheviots and Cassi meres for SUITS or TROUSERS to measure. Exclusive patterns made into fashionable fitting SUITS at REASONABLE PRICES. Phila. One-Price Clothing House. S. SENIE, PROP. Birkbeck Brick. Freeland. £MIAS. ORION STROH, Attorney and Counselor at Law and Notary Public. Office: Rooms 1 and 2, Birkbeck Brick, Freeland JOIIN M. CARIt, Attorney-at-Law. All legal business promptly attended. Postoffico Building:, ... Freeland. Mclaughlin, Attorney-at-Law. Legal Dimness of Any Description. iirennan's Building, So. Centre St. Freeland. R. J. O'DONNELL, Attorney-at-Law. Legal Business Attended. Campbell Building, . - . Freehmd. A. BUCKLEY, Justice of the Peace. All business given prompt attention. Tribune Building. . Main Street. N. MA LEY, DENTIST. OVER BIRKBECK'S STORE, Second Floor, . . Birkbeck Brick. jyjRS. S. F,. HAYES, Fire Insurance Agent. Washington Street. None but Reliable Companies Represented. Also agent for tho celebrated high-grado 1 lanos ol Hazel ton Bros., New York city. S. S. HESS, DENTIST. 37 South Centre Street. Seooud Floor Front, - Refowieh Building. T. CAMPBELL, dealer iu Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes, Ak>o PURE WINES £ LIQUORS FOR FAMILY AND MEDICINAL PURPOSES. Centre and Main streets, Froeland. DePIERRO - BROS. -CAFE.- Corner of Centre and Front Streets, Freeland, Pa. Finest Whiskies in Stock. Gibson.Dougherty. Knufer Club, Roseubluth's \ clvot, of which we h ive EXCLUSIVE SALE IN TOWN. Mumrn's Extra Dry Champacne Henncssy Brandy, Blackberry Gins, Wines, Clarets, Cordials, Etc. Imported and Domestic Cigars OYSTERS IN EVERY STYLE. llam and Schweitzer Cheese Sandunches Sardines, Etc. MEALS - AT - ALL - HOURS. Ballentlue and Hazleton beer on tap. Baths, Hot or Cold, 25 Cents.