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FREELAND IRIBUNE. VOL. XIV. NO. 109. Made-to-Order Clothes. All lovers of well-made clothing are leaving their measure for their Easter Suit at Refowich's, Freeland. Positively the largest and best assortment to select from in town. Refowicli'sWearWe! Clothing and Shoe Ilonse. REFOWICH BUILDING. FREELAND. See Our Line of Shoes. T. CAMPBELL, dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots and Shoes. Also PURE WINES I LIQUORS FOR FAMILY AMD MEDICINAL PURPOSES. Centre end Meln 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. LAUBACH'S VIENNA BAKERY. B. C. LAUdACH, Prop. Choice Broad of All Kinds, Cakes, and Pas try, Daily. Fancy and Novelty Cakes Baked to Order. HEETIiEfiY^IHI 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. DePIERRO - BROS. CAFE. Corner of Centre and Front Mtreeta. Gibson, Dougherty, Kaul'er Club, Kosenhluth's Velvet, of which we b tve EXGLUBIVE SALE IN TOWN. Mumm's Extra Dry Champagne, Hennesay Brandy, Blackberry, Gins, Wines, ClaroU, Cordials, Etc Ham and Schweitzer Cheese Sandwiches, Sardines, Etc. MEALS - AT - ALL - HOURS. Geo. H. Hartman, Meats and Green Tiack. Fresh Lard a Specialty. Centre Street, neer Central Hotel. WEHRMAN'S JEWELRY STORE. Clocks, Watches and Spectacles. BIRTHS. Foist.—To Mr. and Mrs. Frank Foist, Alvintoti, a daughter. Brobst. —To Mr. and Mrs. Oswald Brobst, a son. The town council of Pottsvllle has accepted an invitation to attend church next Sunday. • ness Oil. It re- * \ i J do not break. \ H Standard Oil /J Jj t Company €* \ D. S. & S. MEN IN A WRECK Coal Train Crashes Into a Valley Freight. Foot of Weatherly Hill the Scene of a Costly Disaster. Trainmen Escape With out Injury. At 10 minutes after 10 o'clock on Sat urday evening a D. S. & S. Railroad coal train, enroute for Perth Am boy, crashed into a Lehigh Valley Railroad freight train at Weatherly. The I) S. & S. engine telescoped the Lehigh Val ley caboose and one freight car, became derailed itself and with seventeen coal cars was thrown down an embankment by the shock. The D. S. & S. train consisted of forty loaded gondolas, hauled by engine No. 9. It was in charge of Engineer James Crawford, Fireman Fred Pettit, Conduc tor Edward Brannan, Brakemen Frank Mooney and Peter Farrell and Flagman Casper Oreby. All of the crew reside in Freeland, excepting the fireman, whoso home is in Hazleton. When the train reached what Is known as the head of the grade, between the Lumber Yard and Weatherly, the trainmen applied both the air and band brakes. The rails, however, were wet and slippery, and the weight of the train gave it a momentum which steadily in creased its speed and it was soon travel ing at a terriiic rate. When nearing Weatherly Engineer Crawford was startled by the wavir.g of a red lantern on the track in front of him. As everything had already been done to lessen the speed of the train without success, the engineer and crew were unable to obey the signal to stop, and they prepared themselves as best they eould for the Impending crash. The engineer, fireman, conductor and flagman jumped from their posts, and a moment later the train went tearing through the rear end of the Lehigh Valley freight train which had left the Lumber Yard some time before. Engine No. 9, so great was its speed, went through the Lehigh Valley caboose as though the latter was built of paper. The freight car next to it met the same fate, and two others were demolished before the obstruction brought the loco motive to a stop. The engine then toppled over the bank, drawiug down with it seventeen D. S. AS. gondolas, all of which were broken beyond repair. The fire from the locomotive next ignited the wreck and in a fow minutes the mass in the vicinity of the engine was blazing furiously. The fire was extinguished by the Weatherly fire de partment, otherwise the entire freight ttain would probably have been con sumed. The loss to the D. S. & S. Company Is estimated at not less than $28,000. The Valley Company's loss will also be heavy, but will not reach the above figure. The officials of both roads are prepar ing to Investigate the wreck and place the responsibility for the disaster. The friends of the members of the crew are happy over the fact that the trainmen escaped without injury. Must Keep Closed Sunday. The retail liquor dealers of Wilkes barre are determined to make the mem bers of their association respect the liquor laws of the state. Their special desire is to put a stop to the sale of liquor on Sunday, which has been the cause of most all of the agitation against the granting of licenses. At a largely attended meeting of the Retail Liquor Dealers' Union on Friday afternoon the following resolutions were adopted: "Whereas, It has been brought to the attention of the Retail Liquor Dealers' Union that some members of the or ganization have been violating the liquor laws by selling Intoxicating drinks on Sunday; and "Whereas, This is a serious violation of the laws of this association and the Brooks high license law of the state of Pennsylvania; be it "Resolved, That all members of this organization are hereby notified to close their places of business on Sunday In compliance with the laws and also have their curtains drawn up, giving a full view of the interior. Any violation of tho liquor laws by members of this association will be dealt with according to the law. The names of all liquor dealers in this city who do not draw their curtains, giving a full view of the interior, will be published In the press by the association." FREELAND. PA., MONDAY, MARCH 10, 1902. ROUND THE REGION Scranton Municipal League and Superintendent of Police Day managed to get rid of some of the best-known saloons of Scranton and the county as the result of their work before the license court last week. The court handed down a decision on Saturday knocking out sixteen places in Scranton, three in Oiyphant, three in Dunmore, three in Dickson City, two each in Throop. Moosic, Old Forge and VYinton, six in Lackawanna township and one each in Glenburn, South Ahington, Taylor and Ransom. The protests were based mainly on Sunday selling. The hotel and saloon men of Pitts ton and other places who were refused licenses by the court have tiled peti tions asking fur rehearing In their cases. The petitions will be examined by the full bencli of four judges today and It is expected that they will speedily decide whether or not the rehearings will be granted. In the cases of the Pittston hotel men it is said that Rev. J. J. K. Fletcher will not oppose the granting of licenses if the dealers will agree to obey the Sunday and other laws and conduct their places respectably. The Citizens' Electric Illuminating Company, of Pittston, has sent out a notice to its many customers announc ing a reduction In the cost of lighting. The company states that it is doing this for the reason that business is increas ing. The reduction will take effect on April 1. The price of incandescent lighting current, by meter service, will be reduced from 12}.j cents to 10 cents per 1,000 watts, with the same discounts and rules governing as at present. As the result of a conference between the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen and Order of Railway Conductors and Erie officials, the Erie has granted an Increase In pay over its entire system from Now York to Chicago, and a mileage basis, known as "standard pay," went into effect; on March 1. Smallpox at White Haven A telephone message was received in town this afternoon stating that small pox has broken out among the men en gaged In repairing the destroyed bridges at YVhite Haven. Residents of Whlto Haven were called up by phone froiu the Tribune office and asked to verify or deny the rumor, but this they refused to do. All who wore asked apparently desired to avoid giving the matter any more publicity than possibln. As far as can be learned it appears that symptoms of the disease made their appearance on oue of the workmen yes terday. It is claimed the afflicted man was returned to New York city this morning. Previous to his going, how ever, the case was diagnosed as small pox by White Haven physicians. There are several hundred men work ing in and around White Haven. They were gathered from the unemployed of the large cities and are living in railroad cars. If the affliction is what it is be lieved to be, surrounding towns will have to guard themselves from those who will likoly desert the work, as the germs of the disease may already be spread among the unfortunate man's companions. Heroes of the Mines, Two thrilling stories are related in the upper cud of the county In connection with the floods in the mines last week. At the Heidelberg mine, at Avoca, the buckets became blocked In the shaft, and it was necessary for somebody to go down and examine them. David J. Davies volunteered for the perilous task, and tying a rope around his body he was lowered 310 feet into the mine, repaired the damage, and was then hoisted out again. Mine Foreman Alex Law and Nicho las Morgan entered No. 14 shaft of the Erie Company, to measure the depth of the water. The engineer, forgetting the water, allowed the carriage to descend to the button of the shaft, about twenty feet under the water. Both men had narrow escapes, and had they not been albe to swim would have been drowned. They secured a signal cord and were hoisted out nearly overcome. The en gtneer who made the mistake is prostra ted over it. Want Grievances Adjusted, At a largely attended' mass meeting of tho employes of Coxe Bros. & Co., at Nuremberg, on Saturday evening, stir ring addresses were made by Organizer Schlosser and several other noted labor leaders. Tbe various grievances were gone over, and several of the orators in no uncertain terms demanded the adjust ment of certain existing grievances. No final action was taken, however, un til an answer Is received from Superin tendent Kudllck. There is every pos sibility of serious trouble unless some of the grievances are adjusted. DRIFTON Many Drifton friends of the late Miss Mary Breslin attended the funeral of the young lady on Saturday. Among the handsome floral offerings were the following: Hazle township teachers, a broken column; Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Mc- Neils, carnations; George Ilartman, Easter lilies; Miss Kate Burns, roses; Miss Ella Mulligan, pink carnations; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kellam, roses; Superintendent J. B. Gabrio, roses; Miss Rose Kennedy, Easter lilies; Miss Bres- I iii's pupils, a wreath; Miss Lizzie Jaequot, roses; Miss Edmunds and Messrs. Mcllugh and Welsh, her fellow teachers, a bouquet of lilies; Mrs. Frank Walk, pink roses; John Gallagher, Charles Gallagher, H. A. McMenaiuin, H. M. Breslin, Jr., and Charles McGill, a cross. The friends of Daniel Gallagher, a former D. S. A S. engineer, who remov ed from this section to Warrior Run last summer, are pleased to learn that he has been elected a justice of the peace at his new home. Everbudy who knows "Denny" says he will make an up-to-date squire who will deal out justice impar tially. Charles Thomas, aged 13 years, while returning from Sunday school yesterday, was struck In the eye with a snowball thrown by a larger boy. It is feared that the eye is injured. John J. McNeils and John Collins were Ilazleton visitors on Saturday evening. St Ann's Cadet Society is making prep arations to parade on St. Patrick's Day. Miss Kate Wackley, of Ebervale, is the guest of friends here. Charles Carlin, of Scranton, is visiting friends in town. Michael Gillespie is suffering from a sore heel. The collieries hero resumed work on Saturday. Strike Talk Again Secretary George Ilartlein, of the Ninth United Mine Workers' district, gave out a statement Saturday evening relative to the possibilities of a strike being declared by the miners at their convention on March 18, which is in part as follows: "We are now fronting the last ditch, and in arriving at its brink we have ex hausted our final resources tending to bring about a peaceable settlement of grievances. We were turned down by the operators recently, when wo tried to induce them to attend a joint confer ence. Whether we are to receive an other blow by the coa! carrying com panies refusing to grant reasonable de mands to the convention will soon be known. None of the miners' leaders has the least idea as to what the companies will do. We think an increase in wages for the men is by all means duo them." lie says that to hiui it seems incon ceivable that the operators will invite a strike, but that if it comes it will he greater than any heretofore known in the state. Pigeon-Fanciers Caught, The pigeon ducket of Superintendent L. 11. Smith, of the D. S. &S. Railruid, at Drifton, was entered recently by two young boys of that town who suffer from the affliction of pigeon-fanciers. Not knowing of the many traps sot by the superintendent for the capture of persons who might enter the ducket, the boys went in cautiously and by the giving away of a trap-door they landed in a department froin which there was no escape, and at the same time an alarm was set ringing in the residence This brought the superintendent to the scene, who released the culprits, only to turn them over to the guardians of the law in that town. The usual sentence in such cases has since been pronounced—banishment from Drifton. Louisiana nnl St. Thoinia. Let's see! Napoleon sold us 1,171.031 square miles for $15,000,000. Denmark sells us 223 square miles for $5,000,000. If France had held Louisiana as long as Denmark held St. Thomas, Santa Cruz and St. John and sold it to us at the same price per square mile ns we have paid Denmark for the Danish West Indies, Louisiana would have cost us the tidy sum of $202,824,910,- 314. It pays to hold real estate some times, particularly when it becomes in ternationally strategic. Velln Dlnniiitenrlnir. Many will no doubt greet with joy the fact that in Paris the fashion is steadily gaining favor of wearing ei ther no veil or a very short one. In deed, one continually sees the veil ar ranged so as to only Just cover the tip of the nose, and, though this is no doubt convenient for tea drinking, It Is by no means as becoming as the grace ful swatliings of veil round tbe eliiu. $1.50 a year is all the Tiubuxe costs. 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. Owing to White Ilaven being unable te accommodate the large number of men who are temporarily employed in repairing bridges and railroad tracks at that place, it is probable that, the Le high Valley Company will run a special train every morning and evening be tween White Haven and Freeland, so as to permit the workmen to board hero. William Rauch, of Chestnut street, and Hiram Wolf, of Washington street, have returned from West Virginia, where they spent the past few months working in the bituminous mines of that state. Conditions there do not favor the miner and both men wore giad to get home. The railroads in the coal region are making repairs of the damage done by the flood, with a largo force working day and night, and trains are running although some hours late. A few on the main lines have been abandoned for a time. Very little freight has been mov ed so far. The borough council will meet this evening for the purpose of effecting an organization. It is currently reported that the deadlock on the choice of a president will be broken tonight and that the other appointments will also be made without further trouble. A. Oswald has the agency for the cele brated Elysian's extracts and perfumery The finest goods made. Try thorn. The State Board of Health has adopt ed resolutions requiring cuspidors in the trains of the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Philadelphia and Reading Railway, and will try to secure legislation Inflict ing a penalty for infringement of the rule. Many friends attended the funeral of the late Miss Mary Breslin, of Jeddo, who was buried on Saturday morning, and the funeral of the late Mrs. E. P. Gallagher, of Ridge street, on Saturday afternoon, was also largely attended. The borough school teachers attended the quarterly institute of the Ninth district, held at White Ilaven on Satur day. The program was an Interesting one and was appreciated by the teach ers. Fresh fish every day during Lent at Hartman's market, next to Central hotel. Tickets for the next entertainment under the auspices of the Mining and Mechanical Institute, to be given on Saturday evening by Ritchie, are now on sale at McMenamin's store. Tomorrow is the last day for the pay ment of liquor licenses in this county. Successful applicants who fail to pay before tomorrow evening will thereby forfeit their licenses. George Shigo has resigned his position as driver for the Freeland Brewing Com pany and is making preparations to enter East Stroudsburg normal school. No trace has yet been found of the body of Mary Urban, the little Slavon ian girl of Derringer, who was drowned in Black creek on the Ist inst. Ice cream at Merkt's. Representatives from the labor or ganizations of Pennsylvania will meet at Wilkesbarro this week to form a State Federation of Labor. Since the marriage license law went into effect, in October, 1880, 33,740 licenses have been granted in Luzerue county. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sweattnan, of New York city, spent yesterday with the latter's sister. Mrs. U. G. Fettorman. William Stultz, of Freeland, and John Trimble, of Foster township, are serv ing as jurors at Wilkesbarro this week. Ground will bo broken at Sheppton on April 1 for a large and commodious depot by the 1). 8. & S. Railroad. Rev. E. J. Laros, of Emanuel Reform ed church, Lansford, on Saturday re ceived a White Cap warning threatening him with death unless his present ac tions are changed. During the past year ho lias been conducting a campaign against all forms of vice and has made himself obnoxious to certain classes of people. PLEASURE. March 17. —Third annual entertain ment of St. Ann's Parish Band at tlie Grand opera house. Admission, 15 and 35 ceots. TRI-WEEKLY £MIAS. ORION STItOII, ATTORNEY AND.COUNSELOR AT LAW and NOTARY PUBLIC. Office: Itooms 1 and 2, Birkbcck Brick, Freelar>d JOHN M. CAIiR, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. All legal business promptly attended. Postofflee Building, - Freeland. MCLAUGHLIN, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Legal Business of Any Description. Brennau's Building, So. Centre St. Freeland. R. J. O'DONNELL, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Campbell Building, - Freeland White Haven Office, Kune Building, Opposite Postofflee; Tuesdays, Saturdays. JOHN J. McBIiEARTY, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Legal Business of every description. Fire Insurance, uud Conveyancing giveu prompt attention. MoMenumin Building, South Centre Street. N. MALEY, DENTIST. OYER BIRKBECK'S STORE, Second Floor, . Birkbeck Brick jyiKS. S. E. HAYES, FIRE INSURANCE AGENT. Washington Street. None but reliable companies represented. Also agent for the celebrated high-grade i lanes of Ha/elluu Bros.. New York city. ryi. s. s. hess, DENTIST. 37 South Ceutre Street. Second Floor Front, . Kefowich Building. A. BUCKLEY, JUSYICE OF THE PEACE. All Justness given prompt attention. Tribune Building. Main Street -A. OS"W^Xjr3, dea'cr 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. JV. W. Cor. Centre and Front fit*., Freeland. Wear the Famous Bold Seal Gum Boots FOR SALE AT THE STAR SHOE STORE, 11 ITGII MALLOY, PROP., Centre and Walnut Streets.