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VOL. XIV. NO. 23. MaSe-to-Drisr Suits. Our new Fall and win ter line of samples are now ready for your inspection. If your are thinking of leaving your measure, don't fail to see our big assort ment. lel'owidi'sWearWcll Clothing and Shoe House. REFOWICH BUILDING. FREELAND. Wo Sell Shoes Thnt Fit Your Foot. I WEDDING SILVER /< No more appropriate gift for a jl wedding than silver. A variety J of handsome pieces specially i selected for the purpose is now \ on exhibition at our store. - Rogers & Bros' j Knives, forks table and tea I spoons and fancy pieces all << latest patterns. BUTTERWiOKS \ ) Cor. Front and Centre Streets. <(< Sheet Music at Cut-Rate Prices. T- T T T -7 "7 OS"W deu'er in Dry Goods, Notions, Groceries and Provisions. FRESH ROLL AND Creamery Butter Always in Stock. Minnesota's Best Patent Flour A Specialty. EVERY ARTICLE GUARANTEED. A\ W. Cor. Centre and Front titn., Freeland. T. CAMPBELL, dealer ill Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes. AIHO PURE WINES £ LIQUORS FUK FAMILY ANV MEDICINAL I'UItPOHBB. Cuutru iin.l Miiln strcuUi. I'r.'i'lund. Groceries, Provisions, Green Truck, Dry Goods and Notions arc among the finest sold in Freeland. Send a sam ple order and try thom. E. J. Curry, South Centre Street. Right TO THE Point We always go straight to the point; no false modesty about us. We have the finest stock of Shoes in the town—we know it, and we want you to know it. We have bought them especially for you. We have every style in the market, and warrant all our goods. We have just the goods for sum mer wear--Underpriced for the sake of introduction. STAR SHOE STORE, HUGH MA 1.1.(1 V, IKOP., Centre and Walnut Streets. FKEELAND, PA., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 1901. OPERATORS ARE UNFAIR! Violation of Agreement Is Charged "by Mitchell. President of Miners' Union ] Intimates That Steps Will i Be Taken to Secure Re- ' dress. President John Mitchell, of the United Mine Workers, spent several hours yes- 1 terday In Pottsville, on his way to Tro ut on t, where a demonstration in his . honor is being hold today. Tie said In an interview that the oper- 1 ators have not treated the men fairly. They have discharged members of com- 1 mittees, he said, and have in a number of other instances violated the agree ment which the Mine Workers made with thom to hold good until next April. He intimated that the Mine Workers already have abundant excuse to break awav from the agreement. lie also In timated that steps would bo taken at the Hazleton convention to compel the 1 operators to accord tho Mine Workers their rights under the agreement made last April. President Mitchell says that the union now has a total membership of 285,000 or 75 per cent of the mine workers in the United States. 1 Building Improvements. Improvements are still lining made to the Fourth ward (ire department build ing. The structure has been raised and a substantial cement floor placed for the engine and hose cart. The entire lower ' Hour will now be coinentod. A fire 1 hydrant has been placed near the build ing, and when the company receives a few more hundred feet of hose it will be prepared to moot any emergency in the , ward. The work of remodeling the alley court at William Gallagher's hotel, 1 South liidge street, is completed and is ! pronounced No. 1 by the followers of that sport. Extensive Improvements are being made at the reservoir of the Freeland Water Company on West Walnut street. Work on the improvements to the Washington street school building are rapidly ncaring completion. Contractor Lent/, is pushing the work op the double dwelling of AlexMulhearn in the Fifth ward. The owners of the South Washington ( street lots recently placed on the mar ket are making preparations to erect homes. \ Work has been commenced on the. foundation of the Mining and Mechani cal Institute building. Patrick J. Gallagher is preparing to • erect a double dwelling, 23x34 feet, on South Washington street. Contractor Griilitli has completed a dwelling on South Washington street ' for a Polish family. The foundation for the dwelling to he erected by Archie Carpenter, on the Hill, is completed. • The double dwelling erected by Joseph | Gresko on Fern street is completed and occupied. The condensers at the brewery have been encased with a frame building to protect them from the weather. Carpenters are at work repairing the various public school buildings in the borough. Wasil Shigo has a building on Fern street completed. Houses to rent are in demand and ! collectors and others are besieged with i inquiries as to where they can be had. Courtship Lasted a Day. Daniel W. Harden, a well-to-do farmer of Ilartleton, Union county, courtod Miss Liiiie M. Gross, of Shickshinny, for twenty-four hours after she had j answered his advertisement for a wife. Then they were married at tho Shick shinny church, just after the regular services and before the entire congrega tion. Harden is 40 years old, whilo his ,• bride is but 18. Recently Harden advertised for a life mate, asking only that she "be of a P. T. Thomas, Sumterville, Ala., "1 j was suffering from dyspepsia when I commenced taking Kodoi Dyspepsia - Cure. I took several bottles and can digest anything." Kodol Dyspepsia Cure is tho only preparation containing r all the natural digestive fluids. It gives weak stomachs entire rest, restoring their natural condition. Grover's City drug store. MISCKU.ANKOUB A I>VERTIfSICMKNTB. ' TpOli SALE. -Single six-room dwelling house P on West Wiilnutstreet, property ol'Tlioa. E. Davies Estate; lot Is 70x150 l'eet. contains large stable, shunt}, outbuildings, line well, etc. Apply for terms to W. E. Davies, 525 • liidge street, Coxe udditiou, Freeland. lovable disposition." Wednesday of last week Miss Gross saw the notice and at once answered it. The return mail brought Harden s proposal and a photo, and on Saturday he visited her home. Just twenty-four hours later the couple walked from the church man and wife. The Theatrical Season. The local theatrical season will open on the evening of September 2 with "Quo Vadis," one of last year's hits, as the attraction. Manager McMonamin has a large number of good shows booked, and patrons will have no cause to complain about the lack or the qual ity of the attractions furnished during the coming season. In addition to several repertoire com panies, some of which will remain a week and others throe nights, the ma jority of the past two season's local favorites will return, besides several i)Bw plays, including "Pennsylvania," "The Secret Warrant," "At the Old Cross-Roads," "Tennessee's Pardner." "Power Behind the Throne," "Way Down East," "Uncle Terry, ' etc. Among the high-class stars who are booked arc Mildred Holland, Robert H. Mantell and Willis Granger. Labor's Great Holiday. The demonstration committee of the Central Labor Union of Freoland and Vicinity is busily engaged in perfecting plans for the great celebration to be held here in honor of Labor Day on September 2. Without exception the responses to the invitations sent out to the labor organizations of the region are favorable, and the committee is now making arrangements to provido for the immense body of organized workingmen who will be here. It Is among the possibilities that President John Mitchell, of the United Mine Workers, will he one of the orators, but if he should be unable to come his place will be filled by others who stand high in labor's ranks. At the picnic to be held at the Public park during the afternoon games and sports of all kinds will bo conducted. Hid in the Cellar. Yesterday when a committee repre senting the miners employed by Coxe Bros. & Co. called at Drifton to discuss certain grievances which are. alleged to exist, they were notified that Superin tendent L. C. Smith was out of town. Later a conference was secured with John Rohlnnds, who promised to place the questions In dispute before tho com pany. The amusing part, of the affair is that Smith was seen skulking about the prem ises during the committee's visit, and when the men evinced no intention of go ing away without a conference the super intendent- took refuge in tho cellar and hid himself there until the miners departed. Mountain Park Excursion. Tickets for tho White Haven Relief Association excursion to Mountain Park next Saturday will be sold at all stations on tho Central Railroad of New Jersey between Upper Lehigh and Soloman's Gap. Tickets can also he procured on the trains. The fare from Upper Le high and Sandy Run is: Adults, 90 cents; children, 60 cents. Trains leave both towns at 6.50 a. m. St. Ann's hand will furnish the dance music at the park, and tin; caterer will he M. J. Ivelley, of Scranton. Tho association proposes to make this year's excursion one of the largest and most successful ever conducted to. Mountain Park. Arrested and Discharged. An attempt was made on Monday night by unknown parties to enter tho home of William Ward, on the Hill. Mrs. Ward heard the 'men trying to effect an entrance at the front door and her screams frightened them off. Last evoning Officer Welsh arrested a man who was acting suspiciously in the vici nity of the Ward homo. At a hearing this afternoon before Burgess Hoyle tho prisoner was dis charged, there being no evidence to connect him with the alleged attempted burglary. A Costly Trout. Charles Breiim, of Ebervale, was be fore Squiro Shovlin last evening to answer for an alleged violation of the new game law. It was asserted that he caught a trout out of season in Nosco peck creek last week and failed to re turn the ilsh to the water, as required by law. After the hearing the squire found him guilty and lined hint $lO and costs. Failing to pay, the man was ordered sent to the county jail. James White, Bryantsville, Ind., says DeWitfc's Witcli Hazel Salve healed run ning sores on both legs. Ho had suffer ed 6 years. Doctors failed to help him. Get DeWitt's. Accept no imitations. Grover's City drug store. PERSONAL. William E. Purceil, of Dakota, and Richard Purceil, of Montana, prominent attorneys in their respective states, 1 spent yesterday with their nephew, W. J. Purceil, on Ridge street. This is their lirst visit to the Pennsylvania coal field. They left last evening to visit i Allentown relatives. Health Ofiicer James J. Ward and brother, William F., left today for Staten Island, N. Y., where tho latter ' expects to improve his health. Since his almost fatal illness last spring, Wil liam has improved slowly and his physi cians believe the sea air will do him much good. A telegram to his brothers hero this morning announced tho safe arrival of S. J. Neußurger at New York last even ing. He will remain in the metropolis for a day or two before returning home. Patrick O'Donnell, of South street, who recently resigned his position as agont for an installment house, has obtained work at Bridgeport, Montgomery county. Miss Bid Curran, of Philadelphia, is spending hor vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Curran, Drifton. Dr. and Mrs. W. 11. Deardorff are enjoying their vacation at the Pan- American Exposition. Miss Mary Guscott, of Brooklyn, is the guest of Miss Ida Donop on Ridge ( street. I'etor Jasinski returned today from his trip to Poland. Mrs. George Thomas, of South Centre . street, is at Atlantic City. Miss Ella Carr. of Brooklyn, is visit j ing Mr. and Mrs. Condy (>. Boyle. Miss Colia Fait/, has returned to Sun - bury. ' Patrick Gillespie, of Jeddo, has re turned from his trip to Ireland. M. Refowich is in Now York city at tending to fall purchases. Peter and Charles O'Gara, of Mt. I Carmel, spent part of this week with Freeland relatives. Mrs. Marr, widow of the late Ser geant Marr, of Wilkesbarre, is spending . a week with relatives in this vicinity. • Heroine of a Song Dead. > Mrs. Mary Kelley died yesterday at hor home in I'ittston at tho age of 82 years. Two years ago, when the Ninth 1 United States infantry was ordered to the Orient. Mrsf. Kolley gained fame that was made tho subject of a song. Her son Michael was a member of the ' regiment and she wanted to see him ' before ho left home. 1 Learning the regimental train would pass over the Lehigh Valley road and would stop at Coxton, she persuaded an 1 engineer to take her there on his loco • motive She kissed her son good-by, and a song writer wrote the ballad, "A Hero's Mother," basing it on the incident. r Convention at Plymouth. The Irish Catholic Benevolent Union of tho United States and Canada is in session at Plymouth. This being the 1 first national convention hold in that town, great preparations have been made to receive tho delegatos, and to extend the hospitality of tho town to them. The delegatos attended solemn j high mass in St. Vincent's church this morning. Branch No. 103, of the union, known j as St. Patrick's Beneficial Society, is represented by John 11. O'Donnell, of ' Drifton. Death of Aged Woman. Mrs. Margaret McNeils, an aged j woman who resided for several years at tho corner of South and Ridge streets, t died yesterday morning at her home I there. The' deceased was the mother of L John J. McNelJs, of Drifton, and the ( remains were taken to his residence, from which place the funeral will lie hold at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning. A , requiem mass will be read at St. Ann's church and will bo followed by inter ) ment at St. Ann's cemetery. In cases of cough or croup give tho little one One Minute Cough Cure. Then rest easy and have no fear. The child will be all right in a little while. It never fails. Pleasant to take, always j safe, sure and almost instantaneous in effect. Grover's City drug store. • Low Fare* to l'an-American Exposition. Via the Lehigh Valley Railroad. Fivo . day tickets will be sold on Tuesdays . and Saturdays, from Freeland, at the rate of 87.50 for tin? round trip. Tick ets good only in day coaches. I Ten-day tickets will be sold from Free land every day, May 1 to October 31, . good on any train, except the Black Diamond express, at the rate of §lO for the round trip. < Eruptions, cuts, burns, scalds and ■ sores of ail kinds quickly healed by - DeWitt's Witch Hazel Salve. Certain cure for piles. Beware of counterfeits. Be sure you get the original—DeWitt's. Grover's City drug store. 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, Local Union No. 1627, United Mine Workers, of the Second ward, will make its lirst appearance before the public on Friday evening, when the members will hold a ball at Krausc's hall. Local 1627 is one of the best conducted and most solid labor organizations in the vicinity, and all friends of labor should turn out and encourage tho members in their work by attending tho ball. Mrs. Andrew Chervolnkl and her two children were removed from their home in Eckley yesterday to Laurytown alms house by order of Poor Director W. S. Loib. Mrs. Gross, of Sandy Run, who lias boon ill for some time and is in poor circumstances, was taken to tho same institution today. Tho Socialist party of Luzerne county has named a ticket for the fall election and will conduct a lively campaign. The ticket is: Sheriff. Nym Seward, Luzerne: controller. J. G. Roth, Wilkes barrc; recorder, J. F. MeEnaney, Wilkesbarre; coroner, Joseph Schneider, Wilkesbarre. A. Oswald has the agency for the cele brated Elysian's extracts and perfumery. The finest goods made. Try them. Among the young men of this section who will attend East Stroudsburg state normal school next term are John J. McGarry, of Coxe addition, and Joseph Gallagher, of Sandy Run. Miss Mag gie Gaffney, of South Ridge street, will I also enter the school. | The heavy rains in the forepart of the week caused high water in many of the ! mines hereabouts. At Upper Lehigh several of the slopes were handicapped in their operations by the water from tho surface. Councilman B. F. Rute has resigned his position in tho pattern department of the Salmon Iron Works to accept em ployment at Jeddo. A valuable horse owned by Rev. F. •Marshall was kicked by another horse in Roth's blacksmith shop. The kick broke the animal's log and the horso had to be shot. Tho finest ico cream in town, all flavors, wholesale and retail, at Morkt's. Arrangements are being made to give Bell telephone patrons an all-night serv ice. At present tho local exchange closos at 9.30 p. m. A movement is on foot to have the United Mine Workers of District No. 7 observe the anniversary of the Lattiiner massacre. The date is September 10. Base ball enthusiasts are taking much interest in the coining of the Chicago Bloomer Club, which is engaged to give an exhibition here next Sunday. Owing to no patterns being on hand, the employes of the foundry depart ment of the Salmon Iron Works were off duty yesterday. The Actors, of town, will play ball at Weatherly on Saturday afternoon. A plot of ground, 110x150 feet, has been donated by E. P. Eisner to West Hazleton, to be used as a playground for the school children of town. Hon. John M. Garman, who was being irrgod as a candidate for the orphans' court judgeship, has announced that he will not accept a nomination, and de clares that he is for party harmony. Don't be satisfied with temporary re lief frftin indigestion. ICodol Dyspepsia Cure permanently and completely re moves this complaint. It relieves per manently because it allows the tired stomach perfect rest. Dieting won't rest tie- stomach. Nature receives sup plies from the food we eat. The sensi ble way to help the stomach is to use ivodol Dyspepsia Cure, which digests what you eat and can't help but do you •good. Grover's City drug store. PLEASURE. August 23.—8a1l of Local Union No. 1627, F. M. W. of A., of South Heber tou, at Krausc's hall. Tickets, 25 cents. August 24.—Annual excursion of Whi to Haven Belief Association to Mountain Park. Fare from Upper Lc- 1 high and Sandy Run: Adults. 0()c; children, 60 cents. August 25.—Base ball, Chicago Bloom er Club vs. Tigers, at Tigers park. Ad mission, 15 cents. August 31. —Picnic of Local Union No. 1653, of Sandy Run, at Fairchild park. August 31.—Picnic of Drifton Base Ball Club at Ebervale grove. September 2. —Labor Day picnic and games of the Central Labor Union of Freeland and Vicinity at Public park. TBI-WEEKLY | Great is the 1 Saving Here . But greater is tlie satis faction you get from wear ing our good clothes. Every suit we sell is thoroughly reliable—made in the heigh t tli oMashion for our exclu- I sive selling, and holds its shape as well as its color. All Nos. Id, 16i and 17 Shirts in the house are reduced, to TTTTc. ; Piiila, One-Price Clothing House. ■ S. SEN IE, PROP, t • Birkbeck Brick, Freeland, Pa. OJUON STROLL, 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. Postoffico Building, ... Freeland. QEORGE MCLAUGHLIN, ATTORN EY-AT-LAW. Legal Business of Any Description. Brcnnan's Building, So. Centre St. Freeland. D J. ODONNELL, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Campbell Building, - - . Freeland. White Haven OHiee, Kune Building. Opposite 1 ostolllve; Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays. JOHN J. McBREARTY, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. l.vyul Business ol every description. Fir. I Insurance, and Conveyancing given prompt attention. McMouamin Building, South Centre Street. TAR. N. MALEY, I DENTIST. ' OYER HI UK DECK'S STORE, 1 Second Floor, . Birkbeck Briek i M RS - s " R HAYE8 ' t FIRE INSURANCE AGENT. Washington Street. None but reliable companies represented. Also agent for the celebrated high-grade Fiiuma of lla/eltoa Bros., Now York uity. j S. S. HESS, DENTIST. 37 South Centre Street. Second Floor Front, - Refowieh Building. • 'JHIOS. A. BUCKLEY, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE. , All business given prompt attention. Tribune Building, - . Main Street ' THIS GUK METAL FINISHED FOUNTAIN PEN FJ£I / FOR ONE HOUR'S WORK. HP "'III til ls, M Mill Trust you. SO Money in AR'AM. , 'l.*"u MfGßlif SUPPLY CO., 179 Broodway, New Vorfc Wm. Wehrman, "Vs7" atclrmaker. Repairing a Specialty. ; No Trust or Credit. Next to the Central Hotel. Geo. H. Hartman, Meats and Green Truck. Fresh Lard a Specialty, Centre Street, near Central Hotel. DePIERRO - BROS. O-A-ZETEL Corner of Centre and Front Street*. Gibson, Dougherty, Kaufer Club, Rosenblulh'o Velvet, of which we have EXCLUSIVE SALE IN TOWN. Munum's Extra Dry Champagne. Henneesy brandy, Blackberry, Gins, Wines, Clarets, Cordials, Bte. llnm and Schweitzer Cheese Sandwiches, Sardines, Etc. MEALS - AT - ALL - HOURS. LAUBACH'S VIENNA BAKERY. B. C. LAUBACH, Prop. Choice Bread of All Kinds. Cakes, and Pas try, Daily. Fancy and Novelty Cukes Baked to Order. COIFECTIOSERY ® ICI CIMH supplied to bulls, parties or picnics, with all necessary adjuncts, at shortest notice and fairest prices. Delivery and supply wagons to all parts oj (own and surroundings every day.