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VOL. XIV. NO. 4. KEEP COOL By wearing our Crasli Suits or trousers; all sizes; large 1 assortments for men, boys and children. Straw Hats and Yachting Caps in all styles. Summer Underwear; long or short sleeves; an unparal leled variety. ttwtfsfcW Clothing and Shoe House. REFOWICH BUILDING. FREELAND. Big Lino of Working Shoes. 1 WEDDING SILVER <4 No more appropriate gift for a A wedding than silver. A variety ) of handsome pieces specially j selected for the purpose is now \ on exhibition at our store. <4 Rogers & Bros' ) Knives, forks table and tea *4 spoons and fancy pieces all <4 latest patterns. BUTTERWICKS Cor. Front and Centre Streets. 4 Shoot Music at Cut-Kate Prices. J-m- w *— T AMAITDUS OSWALD, dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries and Provisions. FRESH ROLL BUTTER AND EGGS. A celebrated brand of XX tlour always in sto:k. Latest Hats and Caps. All kinds of household utensils. JV. W. Cor. Centre arui Front Sis., Freeland. T. CAMPBELL, dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes. Also PURE WINES I LIQUORS FOR FAMILY AND MIC I)ia IN A L I'URPOHKS. Centre and Main street#. Freeland. CTXJR.R'XrS Groceries, Provisions, Green Truck, Dry Goods and Notions are among the finest sold in Freeland. Send a sam ple order and try them. E. J. Curry, South Centre Street. Summer Shoes arc here in abundance. We have the latest products of the largest manufacturers, and are prepared to furnish Men, Women and Children with footwear at prices as low as any dealer in the county, tjuality considered. We handle Nothing but Shoes, therefore, we can sell to better advantage and guar antee you better value for your money than can he had elsewhere. When you want footwear, come to the SHOE STOEE. High Malloy, Prop. Cor " cr w c .7„'ut silt.. MURDERED BY HIGHWAYMEN Another Blot on the Record of Luzerne County. James Ozipa, a Wilkesbarre Fruit Dealer, Clubbed to Death With an Iron Bar Near Pittston. Another murder biota the record of Luzerne county and the details are of such a nature that the people of IMtts ton and vicinity are talking of organiz ing a posse to hunt down the perpetra tors of the crime. At an early hour yesterday morning James Ozipa, a fruit dealor of Wilkes barre, was found unconscious in the woods near Pittston. Blood was flowing from his mouth and oars, and his skull was crushed in throe places. Ozipa was taken to Pittston hospital in tills condition, where he recovered consciousness long enough to say that lie had been set upon by highwaymen who beat him over the head with an Iron bar and took S3OO from hi in. No Date for Convention. Chairman Reese Lloyd rofuses to make known the date when he will again call ! the county convention together for the purpose of announcing the nomination of Arthur Dick for controller. Me says that after a careful recount ho finds Dick got a few more votes than Con troller Joseph Lloyd, the anti-machine candidate for the place. What the small majority Is ho will not announce. The reason for the delay and his reti cence, it is alleged, is that he wants to give Joseph Lloyd time to cool down and restore harmony in the Republican ranks. This is not likely to come about, MISCKLLANKOUS A I)VKItTISKMKNTH. FINANCIAL STATEMENT of Freeland Borough School District for the flscul year ending June 3, 1901. Whole number of schools 17 Number of teachers employed 17 A veruge salary mule teachers $63.33 Average salary female teachers $10.23 Number of pupils enrolled in all the schools i,owo Cost of each pupil per mouth 82 cents Average percentage of attendance 93 Hugh Malloy, Tux Collector. Dr. To amount of 11)00 duplicate (school)s 3,838 11 To amount of li00 supplemental (school) 32 00 lo amount ol 1900 duplicato (build ing) 3,232 78 To amount of 11)00 supplemental (building) 13 07 5 7,105 DO Cr. By exonerations 407 33 By a bat eiuen ts !•> 17 By rebates lit;) 55 By returns to county commissioners ss 70 By amount paid Treasurer Van Horn 5,14)0 00 By collector's cum mission lUB 4 By balance duo district, subject to exonerations, commissions, etc 226 74 7,105 90 Daniel Kline, Ex-Tax Collector. Dr. To balance due on 1890 duplicate $ 1)31) 30 Cr. By amount paid Treasurer VanHoru 600 00 By commissions 20 32 By balance due district, subject to exonerations, commissions, etc 413 04 939 36 James W. Van Horn, Treasurer. Treasurer's Account. Moneys Received. From state appropriation $ 5,004) 10 From Collector Hugh Malloy 6,900 00 From ex-Collector Daniel Kline 500 00 From eouuty commissioners, land re turns and poll rent 182 00 From tuition und other sources 01 35 Balance due Treasurer Vunllorn 1 35 11,707 80 Treasurer's Account. Moneys Pnid Out. Teachers'salaries 0,050 50 Teachers attending county institute. 170 00 Text books 578 85 Supplies p. 17 is Janitor and cleaning 28!) 13 Coal, wood and hauling 251 80 Printing and publishing 44 70 Debt and interest paid 0)0 00 Repairs and removals of buildings.. 1,075 27 Auditing 1M U0 Water rental 43 20 Entering bonds 2 25 Solicitor's salary 40 do secretary's salary, postage, etc 121)31) I nsui anee 270 50 Electric light 13 ho Ex-Treasurer Everitt'scommission.. 2)0 79 I reustirer VauHorn's commission on £11,478.21 ut 3 percent 229 50 Furniture 210 70 11,707 8u Rcsou rces. Buildings and grounds $30,000 00 Text books und supplies I,DUO 00 Land returns to county commission ers 88 70 Ba unceduo from ex-Collector Kllue 413 04 Balance due from Collector Malloy.. 225 74 Total resources 31,727 18 Liabilities. Bonded indebtedness with interest at 5 percent since June 10. I9UO $12,800 00 Outstanding orders (ninth month teachers'nalaries) 796 00 Bulunce due Treasurer VanHoru ... 136 Total liabilities 13,607 36 Total resources. 31,727 48 Excess resources over liabilities $18,130 13 We, the undersigned auditors of Freeland borough, being duly sworn according to law. hereby certify that the foregoing state ment of the tiuunciul condition of Freeland Borough School Dlsttict is true and correct to the best of our knowledge and belief. * Jess. A. Alileu,) Henry Krone, Auditors. Bernard Boyle,) I JHtOPEUTY FOR SALE One double and I one single dwelling and one vacant lot, corner of Pine and Mine streets, Huzh-ton. For further particulars apply at TribuneofUce. nETECTIVKB. Men wanted; experience not necessary; If experienced state parti culars; enclose stamp. Box 125, Phila., Pa.' FREELAND, PA., MONDAY, JULY 8, 1901. as the machine made many enemies by its course in the convention, and it is highly probable that Lloyd and Harvey, who were declared defeated, accord ing to machine figures, will run in dependently. They have not announc ed themselves yet because they cannot until Chairman Reese Lloyd reveals tho result of tho vote and declares thorn defeated. The Democrats arc meanwhile arrang ing to take, advantage of the disruption in the Republican ranks. Election of Officers. The Young Men's C. T. A. H. Corps yesterday elected tho following officers: Frosident —John J. McNeils. Vice president —Patrick Ward. Recording secretary—Patrick Collins. Financial secretary—Denis Gallagher. Assistant—Harry Gallagher. Treasurer—John McCole. Following are tho officers of tho Stars Athletic Association: President—Hugh McMenamin. Vice president—John A. Gallagher. Recording secretary —Hugh Breslin. Financial secretary —Charles McGill. Treosuror—Joseph Ferry. Trustees —Charles Gallagher, Bernard McDevltt, Hugh Boyle. The following officers were elected last evening by the Good Wills Athletic Association: President—M. Johnson. Vice president—Peter McDevitt. Recording secretary—l). Gallagher. Financial socretary—Goo. Conahan. Treasurer —John Gillnay. Snrgeant-at-arms—John McLaughlin. Guard—Edward Gallagher. Trustees —John Meehan, Patrick Mc- Devitt. Hugh McDyer, JamesO'Neii and William Dugan. Well Played Ball Game. The second game of tho series be tween Ilazleton Athletics and Drlfton Fearnots was played at the local park yesterday afternoon. The game was exciting and Interesting from start to finish. Tho Drlfton boys lead in the score in tho early part of the game, but through errors and wild throwing per mitted their opponents to Mo the score at 3, where it remained until tho eighth inning. Tho ninth inning brought the score 4 to 3 in favor of Ilazleton when the visitors ended their half. Excitement was intense as tho Fearnots came to hat. Two runs wero necessary to win, and it was hoping against hope that they would be had. McGeehan led off with a clean base hit. Gillespie followed with a long three-base drive, sending McGeehan home, which tied the score. At this point the audience was exceed ingly demonstrative. Marloy was the next batter, and 110 knocked out a base hit which scored Gillespie and won the game for the Fearnots, 5 to 4. Youthful Burglars. Neußurgor's store was entered lasf night by one of a party of tlireo young lads whose ages range from twelve to sixteen years. The light from matches which he struck in tho rear part of the store revealed tho presence of tho youngest of the trio. He had entered by a window and was trying to open the rear door. Harry Neußurgnr took him in charge and Officer Mo'.ick placed him in tho lockup, where It was found he was a boy named Bonomo. His companions, one whose name is Kane and the othor who calls himself '•Willie Shafer," made their escape, but warrants have been issued for their arrest. Bought Six Collieries. The .Seneca Coal Company passed Into the control of the Lehigh Valley Coal Company on Saturday. The Seneca Company has been owned and controlled by Edward L. Fuller, of Senanton. The transfer Includes the Seneca breaker, the Twin shaft and Coxey shaft at Pitts ton, tho Plnenix breaker and shaft, the Columbia shaft and washery at Duryoa, and the Sioux colliery at Mt. Carmel. About 8.000,000 tons of coal remain unmined in tho Pittston district alone. Wilkesbarre Electric Light Company has offered to grant tho concession of an eight-hour day demanded by the fire men, provided the other companies will do the same thing. Indefinite Suspension. A notice, announcing an indefinite suspension of the colliery and tho strip pings, employing in all about 800 men. was posted by fl. Pardoe & Co., at Latti mor, Saturday afternoon. The cause of the suspension, which went into effect today, is unknown. It is said that the company took this course to forstall the Mine Workers in their determination to prevent over-production, while another report is to the effect that there Is a dispute with tho Black Creek Improve ment Company on account of royalty. ROUND THE REGION. The court has been asked to settle a factional tight in the church of Kripp loln Christie, a Wilkesbarre Gorman Lutheran church. Three members of the congregation, John llergfstock, Frederick Apple and Philip May, were granted a preliminary injunction by Judge Lynch to restrain Rev. Paul Rowalt, the pastor, and some of the trustees from putting thetu outside the church. They complain that the pastor has refused to allow them to enter, although they are regular members of the congregation. Pottsville council has made an ap propriation for a municipal hospital in which to treat smallpox patients, an epidemic of the disease being appre hended. Tito hospital was erected Sat urday night. It consists of tents on the suburbs of the town. Gaspers Haardel, an Italian patient, sufTering with the worst form of the disease, was removed to the new hospital at midnight last night. Isaac Hoffman, aged about 40 years, died at the Schuylkill county alms house, actually haviug starved himself to death deliberately. Two months ago he was a prisoner in the county jail, when he started hit fatal fast. He lab ored under the hallucination that his keepers were trying to poison him. Later he was removed to the almshouse, still obstinately refusing food. At death he was reduced to a mere skeleton. William Griffith, of Plymouth, went to Wilkesbarre yesterday to take a train for the Pan-American Exposition. This morning he awoke to find that ho had been given knock-out drops and robbed of SIOO and his watch, lie remembered meeting a pleasant colored man at tiie depot and going with him to take a drink. You can never euro dyspepsia by diet ing. What your body needs is plenty of good food properly digested. Then if your stomach will not digest it, Ivodol Dyspepsia Cure will. It contains all of the natural digestants hence must digest every class of food and so prepare it that nature can use It in nourishing the body and replacing the wasted tissues, thus giving life, health, strength ambi tion, pure blood and good healthy ap petite. Grover's City drug store. Martin Rascwicz, a Polander, com plained to the Wilkesbarre police that he had been robbed of $1,500. He says lie drew bis savings from the bank, in tending to go to Poland. Ho wont into a saloon, got SSO from tho roll and bought several drinks. Some time after that he found his money missing. Tho sum represented his saving of a lifetimo. A. J. Ferguson, who owns a farm in Lake township, has before Alderman Dohohue instituted action to have Grant McNeal ejected from the land. Ferguson asserts that some time ago he hired McNeal to work for him and that now McNeal has calmly taken posses sion of tho house, is living in it and pays no heed to the protests. A warrant was issued. DeWitt's Wit.ch Hazel Salve should bo promptly applied to cuts, burns and scalds. It soothes and quickly heels the injured part. There are worthless counterfeits, he sure to get DeWitt's. Grover's City Drug store. The Lehighton fair will ho held on September 17, 18, 19 and 20. The direc tors are endeavoring to make this year's fair the biggest ovent ever held there. They are at present erecting fifty new stables and tho race track is in excellent condition. Several Wilkesbarro merchants wore arrested on the charge of violating the recent law of the legislature providing that no firecrackers containing any explosive other than the ordinary gun powder shall he manufactured or sold. It is easier to keep well than get cured. DeWitt's Little Early Risers taken now and then, will always keep your bowels in perfect order. They never gripe but promote an easy gentle action. Grover's City drug store. Mrs. Mary .O'Donnell, the mother of Carbon County Commissioner John O'Donnell, died on Saturday at Mauch Chunk. She had reached the age of 83 years. Mrs. O'Donnell was the widow of the late Manns O'Donnell, one of East Mauch Chunk's earliest residents. Crazed by beat, Mrs. Bernard O'Boyle, of Avoca, tried to suicide with laudanum yesterday. The dose was excessive and she will recover. Theodore Stevens, of Wilkesbarre, who was caught with throe pheasants on July 2, has been compelled to pay $35 for each bird. He was prosecuted by the Luzerne County Sportsmen's Club. Those famous little pills, DeWitt's Little Early Risers, compel your liver and bowels to do their duty, thus giving you pure rich blood to recuperate your body. Are easy to take. Never a gripe. Grover's City drug store. WANTED. Good cook; one experienced and well recommended. Apply (n pemon Between 10 Mild 12 m. 111., to Mrs. Alex. B. Coxe, Drlfton. LOCAL NOTES WRITTEN UP Short Items of Interest to All Readers. Happenings of the Past Two Days in and Around Freeland Recorded With out Waste of Words. W. A. Evans and Ralph Raker, of Hazleton,- havo joined W. Pitt Hunter in the publication of the Conyngham Herald. The first issue under the now management appeared on Saturday and is very creditable to the young firm. The Sterling Athletic Club is after the Boner-Walcot and the Mulhall-Forry contests, and if a big purse and a square deal are inducements which the boxors will consider, the exhibitions will take place here. An organization of the liquor doalers of town has been effected, with the fol lowing officers: President, George Fish er; vice president, William Gallagher; secretary, Robert Boyle; treasurer, An drew Hudock. Miss Lulu Schmidt, who taught school for somo years in Fosfcor township, has accepted a position in White Haven schools, and with her mother will re move to that town. The annual financial statement of the condition of the Freeland borough school district appears on this pago today. Ilenry Krause, of town, and Peter Beishline, of Mllnesville, will shoot! another pigeon match on .September 21 at the Mllnesville grounds. The match is for a side bet of $l5O. Rev. J. J.lvuntz yesterday assisted at the dedication of a boll on Reaver Mea dow Lutheran church. George Shigo has disposed of his saloon on South Centre street and has accepted a position at the brewery. The finest ice cream in town, all ! Ilavors, wholesale and retail, at Merkt's. I)r. W. W. Peeler, of Philadelphia, lias opened dental parlors in White Haven. He is located over R. P. Crol-: lin's office, where ho will bo pleased to : receive his Freeland friends. Freeland school board will appoint teachers for the borough schools to morrow evening. A special meeting of the borough council will be held this evening. The carpenters of town have formed a union. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Howells havo returned from their wedding tour. P. 11. Ferry, of North Ridge street, returned Saturday evening from a visit to Pottsville friends. Foster township school board did not meet Saturday evening. Secretary Mcllugh was absent on a visit to Phila delphia and missed connections, arriv ing too late to get his books, at his home in Eckioy, in time for the meeting. Androw O'Donnell, of Drifton, has accepted a position as bartender at C. O. Boyle's cafe. Try TCoipor's 5-cent cigar—best made. Jas. S. McDonald, of New York, who has been visiting his parents in town, will call on Wilkesbarro relatives this week. Caleb Burton, of Newark, N. J., on joyed a few days last week with Froe iand friends. Miss Mary Meehan, of Washington street, is visiting Allentown friends. Miss Tessio Brennan, of Now York, city, is the guest of Freeland relativos. Miss Maggie Furoy, of Philadelphia, is the guest of Freeland relatives. William Morgandoller and Miss Minnie Searfoss, of town, were married last week by Rev. J. B. Kerschner. John O'Donnell is seriously ill at his home on Chestnut street. The Freeland Tribune, with its last issue, entered upon its fourteenth year, brighter and better than ovor.—Lohlgh ton Press. Dr. and Mrs. Keller, of Hazletou, are furnishing money to rebuild the old Brick Presbyterian church, near Sey bertsville, which has not been in use for twenty years. A contract for the work has been let. The members of the A.(). 11. of town are making extensive preparations for the picnic and Irish games to be held at the Public park on the afternoon and evening of the 20th inst. PLEASURE. July 20.—Picnic and Irish games under the auspices of Divisions fi and 10. A. O. H., at the Public park. TBI-WEEKLY Our Motto Is No Trouble to Square Dealing Show You All and Satisfaction Our Goods Phila. One-Price Clothing House. S. SENIE, PKOP. Birkbeck Brick, Freeland, Pa. # No Trouble to If Goods Are Show You All; j Not Satisfactory Our Goods : j Money refunded £4IAS. ORION STROH, ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW and NOTARY PUBLIC. Office: Itooms 1 and 2, Birkbeck Brick, Freeland JOHN M. CARR, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. All lcgul business promptly attended. Postoffico Building, ... Freeland. QEOBGE MCLAUGHLIN, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Legal Business of Any Description. Brennan's Building, So. Centre St. Freuland. R. J. O'DONNELL, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Campbell Building, ... Freeland, White Haven Office, Kane Building. Opposing Postoffico; Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays. JOHN J. McBREARTY, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Legal Business of every description, Ftoe Insurance, und Conveyancing given prompt attention. MoMenamln Building,South Centro Street. J~JR. N. MA LEY, DENTIST. OVEII BIKKBECK'S STORE, Second Floor, . . Birkbeck Brick jyjlts. S. E. HAYES, FIRE INSURANCE AGENT, Washington Streot. None but reliable companies represented. Also agent for tlio celebrated liigh-grado I ianos of Ilaxeiton Bros., Now York city. TJR. S. S. HESS, DENTIST. 37 South Centre Street. Second Floor Front, - Ketowich Building. A. BUCKLEY, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE. AU business given prompt attention. Tribune Building, - . Main Street THIS GUN METAL FINISHED FOUNTAIN PEN LY* , FOR ONE HOUR'S WORK. *"*** ONE THIRD ACTUAL SIZE Boys siai fiirls, as sill Trust you. No Money in ndviiuf., you 20 rxtra fin- .Jeweled Topl.nl i>. i|* i yon th Pounuhn IVn prepaid!!' ' " ,Uol "' > ttU ' Wc Wl " *" u * MLGRIL SUPPLY CO., 179 Broadway, Now York. Wm. Wehrman, "W A,TCLIXRLA,LCER. Repairing a Specialty. No Trust or Credit. Next to the Central Hotel. Geo. H. Hartmnn, Meats and Green Tinea. Fresh Lard a Specially. Centre Street, near Central Hotel. DePIERRO - BROS. C^if:EL Corner of Centre anl Front .Streets. Gibson, Dougherty, Hauler Club, Roseubluth's Velvet, of which wo h ivo EXCLUSIVE SALE IN TOWN. Mumm's Extra Dry Champagne, Henneesy Brandy, Blackberry, Gins, Wines, Clarets, Cordials, Flic. Ham and Schweitzer Cheese Sandwiches, Sardines, Etc. MEALS - AT - ALL - HOURS. LAUBACH'S VIENNA BAKERY. B. C. LAUiBACH, Prop. Choice Dread of All Kinds. Cakes, and Pus try, Dally. Fancy and Novell} Cakes Baked to Order. supplied to balls, parties or picnics, *N;L,II all necessary adjuncts, at shortest notice and fairest prices. Delivery and supply wagons to all parts oj town and surroundings every day.