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VOL. XIII. NO. 13, S. MSB 4 IS Corner Centre and Luzerne Streets. ' Hot Weather Goods. are here in every department. Comfortable wearing material that is appropriate to this scorching season, with especial reference to Ladies' Dress Goods, is what we would like you to come and ex amine this week. We are sure that you will find something in our stock that you are looking for. Dry Goods. New Dimities and Lawns re ceived this week just in time for this hot wave. A large line of cool fabrics at small cost. Lawns, figured. Lawns, plaiq. Lawns with Satin stripe. Lawns with wide hemstitch. Notions. Ribbons, Ladies' Ties, Belts, Fans and all other seasonable Notions at correct prices. Shirt Waists. Another invoice just received. Positively the finest assortment in town. Shoe Closing. We are getting rid of our stock of Shoes as fast as we can. The buyer- is the only gainer. Come in and get a few bargains before they are exhausted. This warm spell will not last always. You will soon have to buy Fall and t Winter Shoes at high prices. We are offering cold weather footwear at hot weather prices. Buy in ad vance and save money. Groceries. The choicest edibles and all the delicacies of the season. Corner Centre and Luzerne Streets. s. mmsis EXTRA BARGAINS IN BOOTS, r SHOES, RUBBERS AND SLIPPERS. All summer goods at re duced rates. Special sale of Tan Shoes and Misses' Slippers. . HUGH MALLOY, Corner Centre and Walnut Streets. There Are Many Simple Things in the world that almost any one can do. For instance, unyone can roll off a lo#— and yet even in the simple thiiiK" some excel others, it looks like a simple thing to launder a shirt, or collar, and it is if you don't caro how 'tis done. Here again the "Know how" cuts any amount ol^icc. The Spotless Cleanness the pearly tint, the soft, silky finish, the Ilex ihlu stiffness, these things do not come by luck and chance, but rather by syste matic, intelligent handling; in short, the "Know how" produces the result. Wo have it. Give us a trial to do your laun dry, Freeland Steam Laundry. Clifford H. Heller, Mgr. 156 South Centre Street. TEMPERANCE MEN MEET District C. T. A. U. Conven tion Held Here. Representatives of the Sev eral Societies of the Re gion Assembled Yesterday and Elected Officers. Tho quarterly convention of repre sentatives of the temperance societies of the Fourth district, in affiliation with the Catholic Tot.il Abstinence Union, was held yesterday afternoon at the Grand opera house. In the absence of the regular officers, John J. McNeils, of Drifton, was chosen president pro tem and Neal McDer mott, of Audonried, secretary. After the transaction of routine busi ness, tho annual parade of the societies of the Scranton C. T. A. Union on Octo ber 10, which will be held at Ilazleton this year, was discussed, and tho repre sentatives wero assured that everything possible was being done to make the affair a creditable success. The election of officers for the ensuing year rosulted as follows: President—Alex Muihearn, Freeland. Vice president—Michael Dugan, Haz- loton. Secretary—Miss Mary A. McGinty, Ilazleton. Treasurer —Thomas Kelly, McAdoo. Trustees—Edward Boyle, Ilazleton; Poter McCurron, Audonried; Thomas Martin, Jeancsvillo. McAdoo was chosen without opposi tion as the placo to hold the next quar terly convention, on Sunday, October 38. Following is a list of the delegates who wero present: Young Men'sT. A. 1!. Society, Joanes villo—Thomas Martin, Sr., Edward Monro, William Mclieady, l'etor Mc liuudy, l'etor McKiornan, Thomas Martin, Jr. St. Aloysius Society, Ilarleigh—James McHugh, Frank Dougherty, James P. .Costelio, Edward Cannon, John Gaffney. St. Gabriel's T. A. B. Society, Ilazle ton—James Jordan, Michael Dugan, M. McGrory, Edward Boyle, Bernard Mooney. St. Gabriel's Ladies' Society, Ilazleton —Mrs. H. B. Couahan, Misses Bella Ellis, Mary McGlory, Marietta McGinty. St. Patrick's Pioneers, Aiulenriod— Noll McDermott, Peter McCarron, Ber nard McGeehan. St. Patrick's Cadets, Audenried—John Cassidy, Michael Muldowney. Young Men's C. T. A. B. Corps, Free land—John J. McNeils, James P. Mc- Neils, John MeCole, John llaiighey, Alex Muihearn. Weiler Act Not Valid. What is commonly known as the Weiler act, passed by tho legislature in 1897, making it a misdemeanor for a corporation to discharge an employe because of his affiliation with a labor organization, is declared unconstitu tional by tho superior court in an opinion handed down in the caso of the commonwealth against George Clark, an appeal from the quarter sessions court of Lackawanna county. Clark, as forman, it is alleged, dis charged two men for having joined a labor union. He was indicted under the Weiler act and tho case called for trial one year ago last spring. • Tho late Judge F. VV. Uunster quash ed the Indictment on tho ground that as the act roforred only to corporations and did not alfcct lirms, Individuals or limited partnerships, it was special leg islation, and therefore unconstitutional. This view of tho case the superior court sustains. Engineer Injured. James O'Donnell, of Washington streut, sustained Internal injuries In an odd manner on Saturday morning. Ho Is an engineer on the I). S. & S. Rail road, and on Saturday took out engine No. 34, which had just been given a thorough overhauling at the shops. MISCKLLANtOUS AIIVKKTIBEMKNTB. T.WATB OF JANE GALLAGHER, late of Jli llu/.le township, deceased. Letters of administration upon the above mimed estate having- been grunted to tho undersigned, all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make payment, and those having el-dins or demands to present the same without delay, to Joseph V. Gallagher. Curr.V McCarthy, attorneys. UX)K SALE CHEAP.—For cash, a house and J. 1 lot on Chestnut street, Hirvunton, west of Kldge street, property of John Walititky. Also a bousu and two lots on suine street, tho property of Philip Mover. For terms apply to 'l. A. Itwekley, J. P., TRIBUNE building. \7ALUALtLKHBAI. ESTATE FOlt SALE. - V Ellen Given Estate. The southeast corner of .Main and Centre streets, consisting of hotel, double business block and dwellings. C. O. Stroll, attorney. FREELAND, PA., MONDAY, JULY 30, 1000, About 9 o'clock in the morning, while at work pear Eckley, he attempted to throw the reverse lover, but it was so tight that his efforts were in vain. lie then threw his entire strength against the lever, and the strain upon Ids muscles and system was so great that ho broke down and had to be re moved to his home. For awhile his condition was quite serious, but after receiving medical as sistance ho began to recover. OFF THE TRACK. New Air-Motor Lcnvei* the Kails and l>oett a Lot of Damage. The last of the live big air-motors which were sent into No. 5 colliery, at Joddo, to take the place of mules in hauling coal, went off the track Friday morning on a curve near the bottom of the main slope. The motor was running at a high rate of speed at the time and when it left the rails it crashed into a set of heavy tim ber which was holding up a quantity of looso coal. This fell, and the eighteen loaded cars which the motor was draw ing rushed onward and added their con tents and parts of themselves to the mass. The wreck took place at a point which blockaded all traffic and the colliery was forced to suspend for the day. The motor was badly damaged and about half a dozen cars were des troyed. Men worked until late Friday night clearing away the debris and erecting new timber. Engineer Hawk, of Foundryvillo, es caped with slight injuries, although ho was buried with the motor. The men who helped to oxtricato him were sur prised to find him alive. The accident is said to have been due to a misplaced switch near the curve. Postoffice Robbers Held. Martin Goldon and Patrick Ilollcran, charged with being implicated in the robbery at the Parsons postoffice and store of Michael Moore on July 10, were given a hearing before United States Commissioner Gustav iiahn. Richard Moore, tho postmaster, testi liod that soveral articles had been stolon, but nothing connected with tho postoffico hud been taken. James Flaherty testified that Golden had given hi in a knife and some cans of Soup, which had evidently been taken from Moore's store. Constable Mulvoy testified that he searched Holleran's premises and found some knives under tho barn. Both were hold under SI,OOO bail for their appearance at the next term of court at Scranton. Holleran's mother wont his bail and Golden's father went on the bond of his son. Flower Thieves. Last Friday evening some unknown parties entered the yard of Mrs. Fred Miller, on Front street, and ruined nearly all of her choico potted and garden plants. One plant alone, a lantana, was valued at $5. This was entirely ruined. Tho thieves wore not content with the choice flowers alone, but they also trampled down and destroyed those which they did not want. It is supposed that tho party entered tho yard for tho purpose of getting a drink of water and saw the llowers, which wero close by the hydrant. Mrs. Miller has a detective at work and it is expected that arrests will follow. Going to Allentown. William E. Bellas and family, of North Washington street, are preparing to remove to Allentown. Mr. Bellas is one of tho traveling salesmen of the Free land Overall Manufacturing Company and is one of the men who contributes so much to the success of the plant. He will retain his position with tho com pany. Mrs William Gibbon and Stephen Michael and family will remove from Front street to the residence occupied by Mr. Bellas and family. Will Run Excursion. The committee appointed by the Young Men's C. T. A. H. Corps to ar range with tho Lehigh Valley Railroad Company for an excursiou has agreed upon a date and place. Harvey's Lake has been chosen and tho dato will be Tuesday, August 38. The faro, time of trains and other details will be settled this week. Bail Not Sufficient. Michael Docosmo, one of the men held as an accessory after tho fact for the murder of Joseph Modona, is still in jail. Tho prisoner was takon before Judge Woodward on Saturday for the purpose of entering ball, but the securi ty offered was not sufficient. Families and parties wishing to drive out can be accommodated with teams and refreshments by George Fisher. BRAVE OLD FARMER DEAD Mail Who Was Tortured by Burglars in June. Edward Moore Succumbed on Saturday Evening to Apoplexy at His Home in Fairmount Township. The brutal attack made by burglars on old Edward Moore and his wife, on Juno 17, a complete account of which was published in the Tribune at that time, has ended in the death of the old man. lie novor fully recovered from the shock, and apoplexy took his life on Saturday evening. Tho deceased lived in Fairmount township, twelve milos from Shiek shinny. He was in comfortable circum stances and owned largo tracts of land in the township, whoro he was born and raised. Deceased leaves his wife, one son and one daughter. He will he buried tomorrow in the Methodist cemo tery in Fairmount township. Readers of this paper will remember that on June *l7 four burglars broko into his house and cruelly treated Mr. Moore and his wife in the hope that they would tell where their money was. The bur glars socured about S3O. A neighbor girl who hoard the racket down stairs, crawled out of a window, made her way on a tree to the ground and ran in her night dress three-quar ters of a mile to tho nearest houses and aroused several men, who met the bur glars in the road and a fusilado fol lowed, one of the burglars being wound ed. • The affair created Intense oxcitemont all over the county and tho houses of the gang suspected wero watehod for days until tho county detective took hold of tho case. No arrangements have, however, yet boon made. Death of Mrs. Kocher. Mrs. Lucy Kocher, a former resident of Freeland, died on Friday at the homo of iter daughter, Mrs. George Reed, in Easton. She was aged 81 years, and was tho mother of Job Kocher, of town; Fred, of Nureinburg; Alexander, of White Haven; George, of Houston, Texas, and Mrs. George Reed, of Easton. Tho remains arrived at White Haven at 10.30 o'clock this morning and were buried In the cemetery of that town. Several Freeland people attendod the funeral. A Large Funeral. The funeral of tho late Mrs. Sarah J. Cartwright took place yesterday from her homo in Alvinton and was largely attended. Services were conducted at the residence by Rev. W. C. Hall, of St. Paul's Primitive Methodist church, after which the cortege proceeded to Freeland cemetery, where the remains were laid at rest. Many rolatlves and friends from Schuylkill, Northumberland and Col umbia counties were presont to pay their last respects to the deceased. Society Has a Day Out. One of tlio most successful outings conducted this summer was that held yesterday by the members of St. Pat rick's beneficial Socloty. Three large teams carried them to old Buck Moun tain, where several of tho members previously livod. From there they drove to Laurytown grovo, whnro they spent tho day in rest and recreation. The society arrived homo at 7.30 o'clock last evening and tlio members state they thoroughly enjoyed the day. Sunday Observance. Rev. F. Marshall, pastor of St. James' Protestant Episcopal church, delivered an interesting talk at the rooms of tho Young Men's Christian Association yes terday afternoon. His subject was "Sunday Observance." In the forenoon Rov. F. Marshall preached at Drifton, attended to his duties at his Sunday school after din ner, and in the evening preached at his own church, where he concluded a busy day's work. Visitors Outplayed. The Lansford-Jeddo base bull contest at the Tigers park yesterday afternoon attracted u fair-sired crowd. Tho ex hibition givon by tho visitors from Car bon county was not up-to-dato, and Jeddo oaslly won tho game by a scorn of 14 to 3. The game was Jeddo's from tho start, Lansford falling to score until tho eighth Inning. Tho contest did not arouse much enthusiasm on account of Its onc-sidcdness, Groceries, Provisions, Dry Goods. Nothing but the finest Fresh Gro ceries and Provisions. Our Dry Goods are all new and strictly up to date. Come in and see them. E. J. Curry. Centre Street, Between South and Luzerne. Cooling Drinks forWarra Weather! Pay a Visit to Our Parlors. ICE CREAM SODA WATER from tlio fountain with Crushed Fruits; very delicious; all ilavors. Thomas Brown, Jr. Centre and Walnut Streets. mono Sporting Goods, Newspapers, Books, Stationery, ete. Cigars a Specialty. SILAS WOODRING'S Centre and Main Streets. LAUBACH'S VIENNA BAKERY. B. C. IAUBACH, Prop. Choice Ilrcad of All Kinds, Cakes, ami Pas try, Daily. Fancy aud Novelty Cukes lluked to Order. [onuniT © IEI CREAM supplied to balls, parties or picnics, with all necessary adjuncts, at shortest notice and fairest prices. Delivery and supply wagons to all parts oj town and surroundings every day. Coictiierj! THE BEST. Saratoga Penny Ice Cream. Cigars and Tobacco. Fresh Candy. ANTON SCHACH, Next to Postoffice. , GEO. KROMMES, dealer in GROCERIES and. PROVISIONS. Rebate Cheeks Given for Cash. Ilirkbeck and Walnut Streets. Large Trolley Party. Threo Lehigh Traction Company cars wero required to convey tho people from Fre.nland and Drifton on Saturday even ing to Ilarle park, where tho Fearnots Athletic Association, of Drifton, con ducted one of the most successful picnics of the season. Tho special cars from McAdoo and Jeanosvlllo wore also crowded, and not for some time past has thorn beon a larger crowd gathered at tho park. The Drifton boys conducted the aifair in good style. $1.50 PER YEAR. f You Are Invited | Ito Attend. I M Our great Sacrifice Sale of Sum- W M mer Clothing: is now going on. in M Come before it is too lute if you A •n want to save money. | Summer Furnishings || 'Jj of all kinds, including Huts, $ Underwear, Shirts, Neckwear, wl II etc., marked down to cost price y in order to obtain money for G Vi> fall purchases. fr $ i | Phila. One-Price I f Clothing House ij f I JM S. SEN IE, PROP. ij) Birkbeck Brick, Freeland. | i fiiiilT WATCHMAKER. Centre Street, below South. Repairing of Any Kind. WATCHES and CLOCKS for SALE. Wm. J. ECKERT. HARDWARE, CUTLERY, WALL PAPER, Paints, Oils, Varnishes, Glass, Miners' and Builders' Supplies. South Centre Street, Freeland. Geo. H. Hartman, Meats and Green Truck. Freak Lard a (Specially. Centre Street, near Central Hotel. Confectionery and Cigars, Fresh Roasted Peanuts, All the Daintiest Fruits for Summer Eating. Bros. South Centre street. £MIAS. OKION STKOH, ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW and NOTARY PUBLIC. Office: Rooms 1 and 2, Birkbeck Brick, Freeland JOHN M. CARR, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. All legal business promptly attended. Postoffice Building, . - - - Freeland. MCLAUGHLIN, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Legal Business of Any Description. Brennan's Building, So. Centre St. Freeland. R. J. O'DONNELL, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Legal Business Promptly Attended. Campbell Building, . - . Freeland. JOHN J. McBREARTY, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Legal Business of every description. Fire Insurauoc, and Conveyancing given prompt attention. MeMeuauiln Building. Soutli Centre Stroet. 'JPIIOS. A. BUCKLEY, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE. All business given prompt attention. Tribune Building, - - Main Street. N. MALEY, DENTIST. OVEII BIIIKBECK'S STOKE, Second Floor, - - Birkbeck Brick. M RS. S. E. HAYES, FIRE INSURANCE AGENT. Washington Street. None but reliable companies represented. Also agent lor the celebrated high-grade Pianos of Hazel ton Bros., New York city. T\R. S. S. HESS, DENTIST. 37 South Centre Street. Sooond Floor Front, - Ucfowich Building. ZEMANY, NOTARY PUBLIC. and REAL ESTATE DEALER. 111 South Centre Street, 2d floor, Freeland. The entiro National Guard of the stato will go into camp for ten days at Mt. Gretna on Friday.