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VOL. XIV. NO. 68. La US/I \\~s2y] Arched Senorita THAT THIS >4r IS BRANDED ON EVERY J Kibo Kid. Light Sole. " Medium High Heel. EXACT REPRODUCTION Of THIO STYLE SHOE. Douglas Shoes for Men. lefowieli'sWearWell Clothing and Shoe House. REFOWICH BUII.D!NG. FREELAND. Sec Our Übkliiu Overcoats. T. CAMPBELL, dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes. Also PUHE WINES M LIQUORS FOR FAMILY AMD .V KDIVIMA L PURPOSES. Centre and Main streets. Freeland. 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. DePIERRO - BR0& CA.FE. Corner of Centre and Front Streets. Gibson, Dougherty, Kaufer Club, Llosonbluth'a Velvet, of which we h ve EXCLUSIVE SALE IN TOWN. Mumm's Extra Dry Champagne, Hennessy Brandy, Blackberry, Gins, Wines, Clarets, Cordials, Etc Ham and Schweitzer Cheese Sandwiches, Sardines, Etc. MEALS AT - ALL - HOURS. Wm. Wehrman, "Wa/tclD.nn.a,lcer. Repairing a Specialty. Thirty-four Year's Experience. Next to Neußurger's Store. Geo. H. Hartman, Meats and Green Tinck. Fresh Lard a Specially. Centre Street, near Central Hotel. Santa Claus' HEADQUARTERS A lIE AT :M:. nyEExeicT'S Candy, Confectionery and Toy Store. You are invited to call and see the largest and finest line of Holi day Goods in lower Luzerne coun ty. We have all the latest NOVELTIES IN We have the grandest and larg est display of Toys ever shown in Freeland. We cannot enumerate the articles here, as space will not permit. Call and see them; the prices are right. The purity, richness, and flavor of our Candies, Bon-Bons, etc., need no praise. From the many flavors, something can be selected to suit the taste. M. MERKT, Wholesale and Retail. 17-10 Centre St., Freeland. Long Distance Telephone. OTI L'E CKEAM TUB YEAK AKOUND._ft| I FREELAND, PA., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4. 1901. LABOR'S 810 CONVENTION Great Gathering Assembles Tomorrow Morning. Scranton Is Prepared to Give the Delegates a Re ception That They Will Long Remember. When the American Federation of Labor assembles at Scranton tomorrow morning for its twenty-first aunual con vention it will find itself amid surround ings which breathe patriotism. The stage of St. Thomas College hall, where the ten days' sessions will be held, is magnificent in draperies of the Ameri can (lag. The committee of arrangements | named by the Central Labor Union has done its work well. Secretary Oothier J said last evening that Seranton's wel- ! cuiiie to the delegates who come to rep- j resent 2,000,000 of organized working- ' men will long be remembered. The St. Charles hotel, where President John Mitchell and the delegates of the United Mine Workers have headquart ers, the Grand Central, where the long shoremen and delegates of several other bodies are located, and the Commercial Block, where Chairman John 11. Devine, of the local committee, has headquart ers, are beautiful in their decorations. Tomorrow morning the convention will assemble at College hall at 10 o'clock, whereupon President Gompors will introduce Chairman Devine, who will welcome the delegates on behalf of the labor unions of Scranton and the Lackawanna valley. All the sessions of the convention will be open, excepting those of executive character. President Gompers emphasized the convention's importance, when he said yesterday that the questions to be con sidered would be far-reaching in their relations to the American wage-earner. On Thursday night a public reception will be tendered the delegates at Music Hail. On Saturday evening, at the same place, a public meeting to consider Chinese exclusion will be held. Sunday evening a concert will be given at the Lyceum, ana on Tuesday evening next a banquet. President Mitchell and the Mine Workers' delegates will be banquetted next Wednesday night. Several Divorces Wanted. An application was filed yesterday by Bessie Miller, of Ilazleton, for a divorce from her husband, Harry C. Miller, whom she charges with cruel treatment and desertion. The couple was married at ilazleton December 26, 1899, and lived together until June, 1960. Mrs. Miller alleges that among other things her husband, in February, 1900, threw a heavy glass tumbler at her. In March, 1900, while living in Allentown, she says he suggested that they both take poison and commit suicde together and on her refusal to do so" he threatened to shoot her. and later on struck and choked her. A subpena was awarded. Samuel Shaffer, of White Haven, ap plied for a divorce from his wife, Mary A. Schaffer, w ho is at present a resident of Easton. Ho states that he was mar ried to the respondent at, Fishkill Land- GRAND OPERA HOUSE. Freeland Opera House Co., Lessees. Friday Evening, December 6, THE EMOTIONAL DRAMA, "The Burglar," BY THE B. F. Morris Company, written by Augustus Thomas, uuther of Alabama. Re-Written and Revised. This famous play will be presented by an enlarged and competent company. Prices: 25, 35, 50c. Soiits on side nt MeMonninin's tore. Condy 0. Boyle, dealer in LIQUOR, WINE, BEER, PORTER, ETC. The finest brands of Domestic and Imported Whiskey on sale. Fresh Rochester and Sheu andoah Boor and Yemurlinif's Porter on lap. VN Cent re street ingon the Hudson, state of New York, on June 18, 1887, and that she deserted him on January 15, 1896. A subpena was awarded. Roger J. O'Donuell is the attorney. Catherine Hoffman, of Eekley, made an application for a divorce from her husband, F. J. Hoffman. She states i that she was married to the respondent at Mauch Chunk ou December 15. 1876, and that he deserted her on June 3. 1891. A subpena was awarded. Rtger J. O'Donnell is the attorney. Sparring Contests Are Lawful. Judge Martin in the court of common pleas of Philadelphia, on Monday handed down an opinion in which ho rules that sparring contests-are not un lawful. The decislor} was rendered in the case of the Central Athletic Club against Mayor Ashhridge and Director of Public Safety English for an injunc tion to restrain them from interfering with boxing contests at the club house. Judge Martin in his opinion says the officials of a municipality ni ty abate a nuisance which endangers the health or safety of its citizens, but adds that the testimony offered in the case failed to disclose any necessity for police interfer ence. The suit was the result of an order issued by Director English th it a spar ring exhibition should not take place at the club as scheduled. He Is Not in Prison. John J. Stahl, one of the Freeland young men who Is serving In the United States Marine Corps, telegraphed yester day from Annapolis, Md., that he is not in prison. The telegram was sent in reply to a letter from his mother, Mrs. Anna Stahl, of South Centre street, in which he was asked what truth there is in the report that he has been dishonor ably discharged and sentenced to a year's imprisonment for remarks al lege 1 to have been made by him at the time President McKinley was shot. The friends of young Stahl are pleas ed to learn that the discreditable reports which gained circulation within the past few weeks are not true. Literary Program. The St. Aloysius Literary Society held a very interesting mooting in their room on Friday afternoon. The follow ing program was rendered: Essay by Mary Bonner. Reading by Annie McGill. Organ solo by Delia O'Neill. Reading by Annie Mulreany. Vocal solo by Nellie Quiiiu. Paper by Alice Reilly. Essay by Mary Mcßrearty. Reading by Bridget Gillespie. Recitation by Lizzie Furoy. Organ solo by Mary B. Johnson. Reading by Mary Halpin. Essay by Alice Reilly. Two Children Dead. t, I George W., a son of Mr. and Mrs. I Jacob Nagle, of Front street, died yes terday afternoon, aged 10 years and 9 months. The funeral will take place at 2 o'clock on Friday afternoon. Ser vices will be hold at the house by Rev. J. J. Kuntz. Interment at Freeland cefhetery. Dolores, a four-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Shovlln, died yes terday afternoon at the parents' home in Oakdalo. The funeral will take place at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon. Interment at St. Ann's cemetery. Blizzard-Like Weather. A blizzard-like storm struck town . yesterday morning. A heavy rain was followed by sleet and hail, and in the afternoon live inches of snow fell. It was the most severe storm that has visited the town so early in tnany De cembers. Trains and street cars were . delayed, and the town last evening pre sented a deserted appearance. The foundation for a winter of excel | lent sleighing has been laid, and ac cording to all predictions cold weather has come to stay for several months. Passenger Train Delayed. The Wilkesbarre passenger train which passed through town at 7.30 o'clock last evening met with a mishap at Drifton which prevented it from reaching Ilazleton until after 10 o'clock. One of the flues in the locomotive's boiler burst near Drifton and the crew were unable to repair the break. An -3 other engine had to be called from I Ilazleton to take the passenger coaches to that city. Frank Mcllailo was initiated into a 1 social club at Shamokln Monday night by having the initials of his name brand ed on his arm with a red hot poker. The arm has since swollen to twice its ordinary size and may have to be am putated. d A. Oswald has the agency for the cele ' brated Elysian's extracts and perfumery. The finest goods made. Try them. ROUND THE REGION. Three deaths and one now case was the result of the smallpox conditions at Plymouth yesterday. Alfred, the two and one-half year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Buckingham, died shortly after midnight and during the forenoon of the same day William, the three-year old son of Mrs. Thomas R. Evans, died. An infant of the same family died in the evening. The father of the children died early last week. The entire family, with the exception of the mother, has beeu wiped out by the disease. The nine members of the executive committee of Scranton union of stroet railway employes were put under arrest on a warrant, in which they are accused of criminal libel. The warrant was is sued on information of Samuel L Bun nell, one of the men who was expelled from the union on November 22, and wbo has since gone back to work for the company. The plaintiff alleges he was held up to public ridicule in the statements issued by the executive board. Judge Halsey yesterday sentenced Johu Bunnell to pay a fine of $25, costs and six months in the county jail, and Jaiues Bunnell $25, costs and three mouths in the couuty jail. After the Bunnells left the courthouse Judge Halsey forfeited the license of the Windsor hotel, which was in the name of John Bunnell. The men were con victed of maintaining a disorderly house in Wilkesbarre. Lon Beck with, of Athens, and George Cole, of Trenton, N. J., met at Sha mokin last night to tight for the colorod middleweight championship of Pennsyl vania. After two rounds a spectator jumped into the ring claiming the referee had allowed the second round to go over three minutes. The light was declared off, owing to more spectators jumping into the ring. Complete stock of felts, all kinds of rubber boots and shoes and a full line of ineu's and women's slippers at moderate prices at John Bellezza's, 110 S. Centre stroet, near Luzerne, Freeland. Zazimer Zodto, of Wilkesbarre, found $660 belonging to his wife in an old slocking and, thinking that it was un safe there, deposited it in a hank in his own name. Yesterday she applied to the court for an injunction restraining him from using the money and a prelim inary injunction was granted. Because lie displeased members of his congregation by riding on the boycotted street cars, Rev. William C. Davis, pastor of the Welsh Calvinlstic Metho dist church, Scranton, caused a sen satiou among the members by resigning. His resignation is to take effect the first of next April Oscar Shoemaker, of Lynnport, Le high couuty, who left the United States gunboat Montgomery in South Africa to fight the English in the Boer war, was killed in August, friends in Aliuntown having just received news to that effect. For Lit a first lime in the history of Coiiyngham, a double funeral was held yesterday morning. The occasion was the burial of John liediman and his wife, both of whom died last week within twenty-four hours of each other. The carmen of the Wyoming Valley Traction Company will presont their scale of wages for the approval of the management on January 1, when the present one expires. It is believed the old terms will bo renewed. The large breaker of the Green Ridge Coal Company at Scranton was des troyed by fire early yesterday. The loss is $60,000 and 500 men and boys are thrown out of employment. Annie Kartomski, aged 6 years, was burned to death iu hot grease at Pitts ton. The child, while playing about the stove, tipped a kettle of boilding liquid. Judge Bechtel. at Pottsville, has de clared Constable Alexander Oliver, of Kline township, a fugitive from justice. THEATRICAL. Gus Thomas' play, "The Burglar," takes a position in the front rank of comedy drama, and easily hold its place with the very best of plays. It is a play which the most fastidious, the most exacting could view without offence, and merits the successful run which it is having. Ttfe sentiment of the play is true to nature, and on that account not only intensely interesting, but in structive as well, and can be properly called, in the hands of its excellent com pany, a dramatic treat, which it man ifestly will be to all who attend tho production on Friday evening. t t t Thoso who attended the musical entertainment given on Monday even ing under the name of "The Hottest Coon in Dixie" were well repaid, as the colored ladies and gentlemen gave one of the best shows of its kind seen at the Grand this season. LOCAL NOTES WRITTEN UP Short Items of Interest to All Readers. Happenings of the Past Two Days in and Around Freeland Recorded vAZith out Waste of Words. Mine Inspector W. H. Davies yester day received notice of his re-appoint ment and also bis commission as mine inspector of the Fifth anthracite dis trict. The appointment was rnado by Governor Stone on recommendation of the examining board which met in Ilazleton in October. The Central Labor Union of Free land and Vicinity will be represented in the national convention of the American Federation of Labor at Scranton this week by James Mcllugh, of Jeddo. Mrs. Conrad Scbaub, who for several years conducted a store at the corner of Conire and Chestnut streets, has dis continued tho business and removed yesterday to West Walnut street. If the weather permits, a game of football will bo played on Sunday afternoon betwoen the Crescents, of town, and Young Americas, of Ilazle ton, on Jeanesville ground. Steve Durkas, of North Ridge street, was taken to the Miners' hospital Monday night from No. 5 mine, Jeddo, where his hand was badly lacerated by a piece of coal. Postmaster B. F. Davis' salary has been fixed by the department for the coming year at $1,600, with an addition al $240 allowance for rent. Mine Inspoctor Davies reports twelve accidents in this district for the month of November, seven of which wi re fatal, leaving five widows and nine orphans. A fine single cutter can he, bought cheap at E. J. Curry's. Cutter is al most new and was used only a few times. Apply at once if you want a bargain. Council failed to meet on Monday evening, thore being less than a quorum of the members present. The meeting will be held tomorrow evening. Patrick O'Donnell, who recently re moved from Sandy Run to Elizabeth, N. J . has returned to the former town and is again employed there. M. Refowich and S. J. Neußurger were in New York city yesterday making purchases for their respective stores. A steam-heating plant has been In stalled in the residence of Thomas Evans, In the Second ward. Frank DePierro assisted Sheriff Har vey in taking a batch of prisoners to the Eastern penitentiary yesterday. Mrs. A. J. ltenner and family have removed from Upper Lehigh to Coxe addition. Miss Maggie Jacobs has accepted a position as cashier at Neußurger's 9tore. Tho December meeting of Freeland school board will be held this evening. The liquor license of Robert Boyle has been transferred to Joseph Yarowski. Miss Sal lio Gallaghor, of Drifton, is attending to business in Philadelphia. DOLLS ! DOLLS ! Laubach's Is the store where the stock is the largest and the prices low est. Come and see our great assortments of Holiday Novelties, Christmas Toys, Tree Trimmings and Ornaments. No others can offer you such bargains as our store contains. Spend your money here and it will be well invested. B. C. LAUBACH, Buker and Confectioner, Centre Street, Freeland. TR I-WEEKLY Open Evening's Until After the Holidays This sale is not merely a bringing out of winter goods or buying from one factory. There is weeks of pre paration back of it all—a study of the kind of goods you want, and a comparison of.the merits and prices of different makers. Such care to have just what is right lakes time. This we have gladly givon. The result is now before you. Here are goods that we positively know are the best in the way of material and workmanship that the market pro duces. And all at such prices that are only made possible by buying for six stores at once—buying at one purchase six times the quantity many of the largest stores in the country buy through the season. Phila. One-Price Clothing House. S. BENIE, PROP. Birkbeck Brick, Freeland, Pa. £MIAS. ORION STROH, ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW and NOTARY PUBLIC. Office: Rooms 1 and 2, Rlrkbcck Brick, Freeland JOHN M. CARR, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. All legal business promptly attended. Postoffico Building, ... Freeland. qeorge MCLAUGHLIN, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Legal Business of Any Description. Brenuuu's Building, So. Centre St. Freeland. R. J. O DONNELL, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Campbell Building, ... Freeland White Haven office, Kane Building, Opposite Postufflce; Tuesdays, Saturdays. JOHN J. McHREARTY, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Legal Business of every description, Fire Insurance, and Conveyancing given prompt attention. McMcnamin Building, South Centre Street. N. MALEY, DENTIST. OVER BIRKBECK'S STORE, Second Floor, - - Birkbeck Brick FIRE INSURANCE AGENT. Washington Street. None but reliable companies represented. Also agent for the celebrated high-grade 1 lanes of Har.elt.on Bros., New York city. jQR. S. S. HESS, DENTIST. 37 South Centre Street. Second Floor Front. - Rofowich Building. A. BUCKLEY, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE. .111 business given prompt attention. Tribune Building. Main Street ■A.. OS-W_A.I_.3D, dea T er in Dry Goods, Notions, Groceries and Provisions. FRESH ROLL AND Creamery Butter Always in Stock. Minnesota's Bost Patent Flour A Specialty. EVERY ARTICLE GUARANTEED. N.W. GOT. Centre and Front SU ., Freeland• Shoes for Fall and Winter We have filled our spacious store with the lates: and best lines of Footwear in the market for Men, Women and Children. We have placed prices on our shoes which represent a very small margin of profit, and therefore can guarantee you the best goods for the least money. There are no better lines of shoes in the county to select from. We fit big or little feet perfectly. Prices are always just right. We invite you to come and see us before you make your purchases. STAR SHOE STORE, HUGtI MALLOY, PROP., Centre aud Walnut Streets*