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VOL, IV NO. 72.
IIqw can you be expected to
put the best foot forward if you
haven't gut the right kind of a
shoe on it ? You cannot have
anything of which you will be
more ashamed than Footwear
that will not bear inspection.
If your purchases are made at
the right place, you can buy a
good pair for what an unser
viceable pair will cost you else
where. You will make no mis
take either as to style, quality,
durability or price, if you make
a selection from our large and
carefully selected stock.
Damon & Sliippy
One Price Cash Shoe Store.
American Building, 103 Bank Street.
t$T Shoe repaired in a itliillful manner
t reasonable prices.
Places on Maple street, Maple avenue,
Meadow, Qrand, Pembertou, Frauklin,
North Main, South Main, Clay, John,
Field streets, Mill Plains; also a pise et
land 57 x 133 feet on Union street, oppo
site the convent de Notre Dante. I have a
number of choice lots, also large tract of
and for sale eheap.
D. H. Tierney's
Rial Estati Office, 131 Bank Strut,
The Palatka,
La Regenta,
10o Cigars, best In the market.
Asheiin's Darling and German Boys still
leader in Bo Cigars.
in- hank J in GRAND
1 South Main Street,
The old stand. Possner Brothers confeo
tionery store. Orders placed there wiO
receive promos wwuvwn,
i Bent a Main Street,
Full List of the Subscribers Up to
The list of subscribers to the Irish
fnruino fund to date is given herewith.
ine iitu includes tue amount collected at
he Immaculate Conception church last
Sunday, and that raised by the Demo
crat :
Thomas Kelly. S35 : Rev J. A. Mnlcahy.
$25 ; Waterbury Lemocrat, $10 : Judge
Ellie Phelan. $10 : Key James O'Donnell.
Five doITHrs each William Milton.
Charles O'Couuor, Daniel MoCarthy.Xhom
as Kilinartin, Coition lirothers, John Ryan,
Michael Donahue. John Buttoinor, P. T.
Hayes, T. F. Butler.Mr & Mrs C. Maloney.
P. J. Kelly, J. E. Watte. Joseph Jackson.
James Longwortli, Cash, Mrs Cecilia
Aleuoy, Key J no r leniining.
Three dollars each T. H. Hayes. Mrs
George Eizan, James Meagher. Annie
O'Halloran, William McOrath, Michael J.
Two dollars each John Thompson.
David D. Alluian, John S. N eagle, John F.
Hayes, M. D., P. J. Bolan, Bernard Fitz-
Jiatrick, Peter Bennett, Patrick Holohan,
lohn Uaffuey, Andrew Moran, John Ham
ilton, james iiouson, John Mosey, J. tr.
Fitzgerald, Mr and Mrs Grimes, James
English, John J. Ueraghty, James Moran,
Peter A. Lamb, Patrick Ryder, Margaret
Kenuaugh, John H. Moran, Maggie Dillan,
Martin Doyle, Michael Maloney, Mrs Kate
McCanley, Fannie Hamilton, Patrick
Breenahan, James Gorman, Michael Tho
ran, M. J. Donahue, M. D., Mrs Dillan,
llortluitr Uelxemau, John J. Dawson, M.
F. Carniody, Kate E. Barrett. John W.
Sayere, Thomas Howard, Bridget Uogan,
Ai. d. jNeiiigan, M. v. White, John
Humphreyt, Mary A. Douahoe, D. Quinn.
One dollar each Thomas Seery, John
Hurley, Statia Hobbius, Susan McGuire,
Mrs M. Culhane, Mrs Bernard Thompson,
Bridget Cahey, Michael Sullivan, Thomas
McCann, Patrick Carroll, John M. Galla
gher, Mrs Thomas Bolger, D. Cammings,
John Lynch, Susan McCarthy, Keron Bro-
puy, Michael Alelia, Maurice Weed, U. F.
Keuny, Maurice Gibson. J. J. Shahan.
Timothy Ryan, John Barry, M. Donovan,
J. yuiuu, J. A. Smith, U. G. Moiriaou,
Thomas S. Farlej , William Scott, J. M.
Caunon, H. J. Colloty, William MaUon,
James nusseii, Airs uwen inouipson, Mrs
Kaiferty, Anthony Donovan, Miss Barry,
School street; Miss Shipley, Waterville;
Delia Moore, Mary Sheridan, Mary Martin,
Ann Sides, Mrs Scott, John Condi on, Alice
Harking, Maggie Barrett, Mary
U'Donuell, James Owens, P. Kelly,
Kate Quigley, Mora Keefe, Tliomas Callag
hau, Agues llcNuth, Rose Reilly, Thomas
Auarews,uary uouogniy, James Mulligan,
Mary A. Delauey, Eugene McCarthy, C.
Lollard Adams, J. T. Dunn, Katie trophy,
Mary J. Duffy, Bridget Donnelly, John
oheridaa, Edward O'Brien. Ellen M. Hod-
son, Martin Carroll, Mary U'Meara, Mrs
AUggie Weltou, John Egan, Mary C.
UiaUy, Frank Barrett, Mary Commiskey,
.si.ma uiwior, Alice m. u'tcrien, Katie
AiuluneriieT, Win Cassin, Fanny Bowes.
C'hiiK KubnUe, Kute uigiey,Mrs Quinlau,
jouu n. miiun, jonn E. never. Mora
Driscoll, Auuie Muiliuan.James O'Donnell.
Julia U'Meara, Auuie Quiuley, Joseph
ni'uun . in uiniur, iiwues ieia ey,
1 huuias Kikiulf, Putrick Banz, Win Robin
son, Patrick Uyan, Katie Alliuan, Bessie
bitgerald, Mi-s J. T. Dunn, Maggie Keefe,
Sarah Ale.Nanuiru, Jeremiah Dwyer, Delia
tsanz, urs mary uonaron, Annie Lodge,
Mrs T. Kane, J. V. McCarthy. MarvBarrev.
Ji hn W hite, Mrs Aun Houlihan, Sarah
811, l'aincic bnauauan, Win 11. Lyons,
Mrs Bridget Sheerau, Cruise, Mrs
James Ward, Mary Hiues, Patrick Corco
ran, Sarah Fiulcy, Norah Tooiney, John
Lawlor, Bridget GUlotty, P. J. Mc
Mahon, Mrs Mauiiiou, William Robinson,
Mrs Eugene Martin, Michael Butler, Mrs
Dr O'Hara, Mrs Mortimer UeSernan, John
Moran, luoiuas Jackson, Mr Donnelly,
Edward O'Hara, John Fay, Mrs Patrick
Walsh, James Carroll, Stephen Kellv.
James Brown, IhomasBMgh, Nellie Car
roll, Mary McMnn, Mary J. Gibson, Mary
Donahue, Tim. Crouin. Terrence O'Brien.
A. Brassart, Misa L. Bannon, Mrs Nellie
.1118, Mlcuael Kelly, Aate Dwyer,
William Begg, Bridget Higgius,
Winnefried Freil, Kate Comtuiftkv.
John O'Neill, Jr., Peter Lawlor. Mrs. J.
Guest, John Galviu, John Bergin, John
wnire, i nomas Macitey, Dennis Tierney,
Mrs M. McDonald, Jaines Frenev. J. Reid.
Mr Smith, D. Hackett, Mrs M. Minehan,
James O'Riley, Eugene McCarthy. M.
Russell, Mr Sheedy, Thomas Russell, Peter
Coughlin, Mrs James Grogan, John Morri-
sey, Miss rneian, Lizzie U Uonnell, Sarah
McFarland, Mrs. 0'Connor,George Lawlor,
Thomas Coffey, M. F. Spellman, Ed McMa
nus, John Kelley, Daniel Foley, Jas Mc
Coruiack, John ClaSey, Mary McDonald,
urs jaines coian, aiaaine vunu. Mary De-
laney, James Thompson. Mrs Bridget
Sweeney, cua iiauer, Mrs win Butler,
ncuaei uampDeii, ji.iisaoetnMc.Nisn. Wm
Doyle. John Glostcr, Adeline Lone. Mrs
James enieius, Alice u'Donnell, Frank
liodson, M. a . McKennerney, Delia Bar
rett, Thomas Inane, Mrs Adams, Mrs K.
C. Bills, John Howard, Maggie McEnerney,
William Moore, Lizzie Hart, Nellie
O'Brien, John Fruin, Mary Fitzpatrick,
Josephine Fitzpatrick, Alice Fitzpatrick,
G. Jackson, Mrs Conroy. Peter Seerv.
fhomas Finton, Patrick Bannon, James
Moran, Frank Lyncn, Mrs McGinnis,
Patrick Walsh, Thomas Brennan, John
E. Carey, James Rush, Miohael Rush,
Kate Scott, Mrs P. Lawlor, Mary Rohan,
Edward B. Riley, D. J. Maloney, Ella Bo:
sidy, Mary Brennan, O. Woods, John
Jackson, R. E. Meehan, Timothy Roarke,
E. W. MaeDonald, Mary Roach. Annie
Kennedy, Henry Dncey, Thomas Phe
lan, J. S. Carroll, Margaret T. White,
Mrs Daniel Snllivan, Bernard Tracey,
Mary O'Donnell, John Heery, Mrs M.
Balfe, Mrs Patrick Dunn, Dennis Whalen,
Wm Duncan, Mrs Wm Dunoan, Mrs Wm
Hamilton, Mary Maher, Mrs Catherine
Daly, Minnie O'Connor, Wm C. Keener.,
Mrs Brownell, Patrick Kane. John Mo-
Elligott, Thomas Curran, Mrs Catherine
Lynch, Mrs J. Srahan, Mrs M, Lawlor,
Mrs Mary Coen, Maggie Carey, Owen
snieius, josepn at Aronis.
Flour, Grain, Feed,
- Bated Kay, Straw, Salt &c.
At the lowest market rates., Poultry
supplies, Condition Powders, &o.
Frank M. Bronson,
Hot Contest in the House Over
the Shipping Bill.
The Substitute for the Senate Bill Passed
After Twelve Hours' Debate.
Tbe Pu.tmsater-GeneraJ to Make Con
tracts With American Shippers The
Banate Takes Vp the Fare Food Bill.
Corr.spond.ne. Wlih Brazil Sea to
the Senate Immigration Bill Passed.
Washington, Feb. 23. The Steamship
Subsidy bill had an experience without
precedent in the House. It was defeated,
reconsidered, passed, and recommitted
all In one session, amid scenes of continu
ous excitement. On the preliminary test
vote the the advocates ot the Honse sub
stitute for the Senate Subsidy bill had It
all their own way.
They voted down Fithlan's Free Ship
amendment by 173 to 117. When the
question came up on the third reading
and engrossment of the House bill 15 Re
publicans voted with the; Democrats
against the bill and. three Democrats
voted in its favor.
Mr. Cannon ot Illinois moved that the
bill be recommitted to the Committee on
Merchant Marine and Fisheries, with In
structions to that committee to report
back . forthwith a bill similar to the
Senate bill on the same subject to pro
vide for ocean mall service between the
United States and foreign ports. This
bill is identical with the substltnte
which Mr. Candler ot Massachusetts de
sired to offer, except that it eliminates
the free ship clause of the latter meas
After much discussion the Senate bill.
as amended, was passed yeas 140, naya
120. Mr. Farquhar moved that a confer
ence be ordered.
The Poatal Subsidy Bill.
Washington, Feb. 28. The substitute
for the Senate Postal Subsidy bill passed
by the House last night, merely! author
izes, the Postmaster-General to contract
for not less than five nor more than ten
years with American citizens for carry
ing mans on American steamsblns be
tween the United Statestf and (foreign
ports (the Dominion of Canada excepted)
to subserve and promote the postal and
commercial interests of the United States,
the mail service to be distributed equally
among the ports of the Atlantic, Pacifio
and Gulf of Mexico, and the vessels con
tracted with to be of American con
struction and officered by American citi
The Pure Food Bill Blade the TJufln-
l.h.d Buslu.n.
Washington, Feb. 23. -The Senate by
a vote of 40 to 14 agreed to take up the
Pure Food bill. This makes it the un
finished business.
The President's message vetoina the
bill to establish the record and pension
office of the War Department was sub
mitted and referred.
Senator Plumb reported the Postoffice
Appropriation bill from the Committee
on Appropriations. The aggregate of
the bill is increased $35,000.
Mr. Sherman stated that he was au
thorized by the Committee on Foreign
netations to say tnat in view ot the state
of publio business, the Nicaragua Canal
bill would not be pressed any further at
this time.
The President sent to the Senate coDies
of the Brazilian reciprocity treaty and al)
correspondence relating thereto.
Provisions of tho Measure that Has J tut
Paas.d the Senate.
Washington, Feb. 23. The Immigra
tion bill passed by the Senate provides
for the exclusion from admission Into
the United States ot all insane, persons,
paupers, or persons likely to become
paupers, persons suffering from loath
some or contagious disease, persons con
victed ot crimes Involving immoral tur
pitude, poiygamists and contract labor
It is provided that persons convicted
ot political offenses shall not be excluded
notwithstanding the offense may be des
ignated as a felony, eta, involving moral
turpitude, by the laws of the country
from which the offenders come.
The present contract labor law is
amended with a view to making it more
binding, but ministers, professional men,
professors in colleges, etc., are excluded
irom tue provisions of the contract labor
It Is Belloved that 111. Successor Will Be
Appointed This Afternoon.
Washington, Feb. 28. It Is generally
accepted here, as a fact, that United
Statea Treasurer Huston has resigned
ana tnat J. A. bemote, win be appointed
as his successor. None ot the parties In
terested will authorize any statement on
the subject and the truth ot the rdmora
cannot be either officially denied or af
firmed. It is thought, however, that
Mr. Lemcke's name for United States
Treasurer will be sent to the Senate to
day. He is in the city.
The reasons assigned for Mr. Huston's
resignation are both political and social
dissatisfaction with the administration
in that he and his family were not prop
erly recognized in either respect.
Tariff Qne.tions Answered.
Washington, Feb. 23. Assistant Sec
retary Spaulding has informed Rrepe
sentative Burton that all foreign ma
terial Imported for use in the construc
tion ot international bridges not actually
used on the shore of the United States is
exempt from duty, but the entry and
payment ot duty are required on all arti
cles actually imported and used on
United States territory.
Secretary Fester Refused Admittance.
Washington, Feb. fc8. Secretary Fos
ter on his return from the Cabinet meet
ing was refused admittance to the Treas
ury Department. A friend with him ex
plained to : the ' watchman that the
gentleman with him was the Secretary
of the Treasury and he was admitted.
Animal Quarantine Stations.
Washington, Feb. 23. Secretary Rush
has designated Morrlstown, N. Y., and
Island Pond, Vermont, animal quaran
tine stffiuoBs iar toe inneouon oi roeas,
f, etc... T"v i.ea r---a:f m iir-'- J"-' "1
The Flood Has Abated a Little, but Traf
fic Is Still Delayed.
Albany, N. T., Feb. 28. The flood has
abated a little, but all railroad traffic Is
yet delayed. On the Central trains cam
in from three to six hours late during
the morning, and left at convenient
rather than on schedule time. The ex
press trains come up the Hudson River
road to Hudson, go thence to Chatham
and on to this city over the Boston Si
Albany tracks.
At Ziegler Island, opposite Coeymans.
a tenement house owned by the Knicker
bocker Ice Company was carried away,
and the family were compelled to seek
a place of safety during the night 'on
high ground. They were rescued with
much difficulty. The boarding house at
Schodack belonging to the same com
pany was wrecked. In the stable are 40
head of horses, which are liable to be
drowned. The gores at Stuyvesant is
still firm. '
The water in the river has fallen several
feet between Fonda and Schenectady. The
bridge on the Central across the Carotra
creek between Fort Plain and St. Johns
Till has been carried away.
Two Bouses Wrecked, But Mo Lots of
Xiif. Occurred:
Ba&re, Vt, Feb. 28. A huge land
slide occurred here during the afternoon
on the land occupied by the Goddard
Seminary. Thousands of tons of stones,
trees and earth swept down upon the
dwellings clustered about "the seminary.
Many houses were badly damaged.
William McDonald a residence was
moved eleven feet from its foundation.
and the cellar was completely filled with
The lower story ot Martin Reilly's
tenement house was almost entirely
People living at a distance of ten miles
or more heard the noise of the slide as ot
distant thunder, and distinctly felt the
trembling of the earth.
He Rraaomb.red the Poor.
Provtdencb. R. L. Feb. 28. Dr. Chase
Wiggins' will has been probated. It
leaves $10,500 to relatives and institu
tions, while the residue ot the estate is
to be the nucleus of a fund of $500,000
to be extended in erecting tenements to
be rented by laboring people in Provi
dence. He also provides that a portion
of the income from these buildinge shall
be used in paying an additional number
ot school teachers in the city schools.
Tho Baccarat Scandal.
London. Feb. 28. The attorneys for
Sir William Gordon Cumming in the
baccarat scandal matter have refused a
proposal by the defence to submit the
tacts to three gentlemen of well-known
standing and honor, who should have
full power of settlement by trial before
them in order to avoid delay. The re
ply stated that the trial must be before
a jury, and that there shall be no un
necessary delay.
The T.ry Her. Dean Kelly Dad.
TwtNTON. N. J.. Feb. 23. The Verv
Rev. Dean John A. Kelly, second Vicar
General of the diocese of Trenton, died
during the morning at the Catholic
Church in South Amboy. He was born
in Brooklyn March 24, 1380, and was or
daiued to the priesthood in 1854. Ha
was one of the pioneer priests of New
Jersey. Bishop O'Farrell was with htm
when he died.
Dime Bluseum Enterprise.
Hazleton, Pa., Feb. 28. The four re
covered miners are getting along fairly
well, and n tney have no setback will
soon recover. An enterprising dime mu
seum manager from New York had been
here for the past two days to secure the
four men. When he found how weak
they were he secured four Hungarian s
and left with them last night, and wi 11
exhibit them as the four fortunate men.
Ten Hour, a, Day's Work.
Haverhill, Mass.. Feb. 28. E. L.
Wood, foreman for George M. Hoyt &
Son, was fined $50 here for allowing
women and children to work more than
tea hours a day. This was a test case,
and similar action will now be brought
against manufacturers throughout the
State who have been guilty of the same
A Truce lu the Senatorial Contest.
Springfield, 111., Feb. 23. A truce
has been arranged until Tuesday in the
Senatorial contest and many of the mem
bers of the Legislature have left for
their homes. On the 131st ballot the 80
members present did not answer when
their names were called and the Speaker
announced that no votes had been cast.
Fifteen Men Burned by Molten Metal.
Pottstown, Pa., Feb. 28. Fifteen men
were painfully burned at the Pottstown
Iron Works by an explosion of gas, which
threw the molten metal from the con
verter over the men In a shower. George
Townlier and Charles Rutter were the
most severely burned, and their condi
tion is considered serious.
Cold Weather Down South.
Clinton, La., Feb. 5:8. The thermom
eter registered 38 degrees above zero at
an early hour this morning. Ice formed
and the ground was frozen. Much dam
age will result to fruit trees. It is clear
and cold and another frost is likely to
occur in the early hours of to-morrow
Trouble Between Trade Union..
Kxw York, Feb. 23. On Monday
every bricklayer in this city in con
nection with the bricklayers' interna
tional union will refuse to work with
members of local union No. 7. The
trouble is caused by the refusal of No. 7
to pay a heavy strike assessment.
The Bench Show a Suoo.ss.
New York, Feb. 28. The bench show,
which has been in progress in this city
during the past week, closed last night.
It was the most successful exhibition
ever given by the Westminster Kennel
AnBeaped Criminal Bac.pturrd.
Easton, Pa., Feb. 28. Robert Kurtz,
who escaped from jail here while serving
six years tor murder, was re-captured
early in the morning at the home of his
Wife at Johnsville, Northampton county.
Bank Wreekets Found Guilty. '
Philadelphia, Feb. 28. George F.
Work and James S. Dungan, the wreck
ers of tbe Bank of America were found
prtaty of the chars of ra-hypotheoatiDX
Anas Dickinson Drank of tb
Dregs of Poyerty.
It Was This Fear That Dethroned the
Season of the Onoe Gifted Woman.
Her Expenses to the A.ytum Paid by the
Poor Board Tho Superintendent Says
Her Phy.lcal Condition la Tory Bad
She Was Too Proud to Make Known
Her Impoverished Condition.
Wilkesbarre, Pa., Feb. 28. Toor
Anna Dickinson 1" are the words on
everybody s lips to-day. Her condition
is a most pitiable one. It has been as
certained that she. drank of the dregs of
poverty. For a year past she has been
destitute. She dreaded the poorhouse,
and it was this fear that dethroned her
reason. When it cam to removing her
to the Danville Asylum the Poor Board
of West Pittston had to defray her ex
bne was watted Upon by a reporter, ac
companied by Superintendent Shultz,
during the morning. Dr. Shultz asked
her how she rested last night.
"How did you restf " was the sarcastio
reply. "Take me out of here," she con
tinued. ''This is a conspiracy gotten up
by enemies; I know what their object is;
they want to poison me."
The doctor would allow ho further
conversation with the lady. He said:
"The patient needs rest and good food
more than anything else. Her physical
condition Is very bad. In faot, I believe
if her body was built up her mental con
dition would be all right. The superin
tendent said that when the lady was
brought to the Institution Thursday she
was inclined to be violent, but she ate
well. Yesterday morning she was in a
laughing mood.
Dr. Schultz further said it will be
weeks before he can give an opinion as
to the woman's condition. She may be
cured in a short time and may never be
- Miss Dickinson was so proud that she
would not make known her impoverished
condition. Had she done so help would
have forthcoming from all parts of the
At one time her banker says her credit
was good for $100,000. Her theatrical
venture almost ruined her.
The President Nominate, the K.w Hamp
shire Senator for Minister.
Washington. Feb. 28. The PreaMont.
sent to the Senate the nomination of
Henrv W. Blair of Now TTamnahi.. n
be Envoy Extraordinary and Minister
Plenipotentiary to China.
As soon as it became known that Mr.
Blair had ben nominated Senators began
to gather around his
chair to offer con
gratulations. For
half an hour the
band shaking went
on, to the mystifica
tion of the interested
occupants of the gal
leries, who did not
understand the
meanintr of the levee.
FThe Senate short
ly after went into
nnwRT w. DT.iin. .nnrAl; Mnnlnn an1
confirmed the nomination by a unani
mous vote.
Henry W. Blair was born at Campton,
a small village in Belknap County, N.
H., Dec 0, 1334. He received only a
common school education, and after
reading law with William Leverett, a
distinguished local practitioner, was ad
mitted to the bar in May, 1859, and be
gan practice at Plymouth.
His first official position was that ot
Prosecuting Attorney of Graf ton County,
N. H., in 1860. He held that position
till after President Lincoln's second call
for troops, when he enlisted in the army
as lieutenant-colonel of the Fifteenth
New Hampshire Volunteers, In which
position he served till the end of the
Col. Blair returned to the practice of
law in Plymouth after peace had been
declared and was elected to the New
Hampshire House of Representatives and
to the State Senate two years later. He
was chosen as a Republican to the
Forty-fonrth and Forty-fifth Congresses,
and declined nomination for a third
term, being succeeded by Evarts W,
Farr, who died during his second term.
Colonel Blair was elected United
States Senator to succeed Charles H.
Bell, and took his seat June 20, 1879. He
was re-elected in 1835, and was defeated
for renomination last month by Dr. J. H.
Senator Blair will be chiefly remem
bered by his urgent advocacy of the bill
for Federal aid to education in the
Southern States, which has been twice
passed by the Senate, but defeated in the
House, once by vote and once by non
action. He has been chairman ot the Commit
tee on Education and Labor of the Sen
ate. He is a fine orator, has a very
genial manner and is a poor man In the
matter ot worldly goods.
Canada's Export, to tho United States.
Ottawa, Feb. 23. The trade and navi
gation returns for 1890 have been issued.
The exports were $97,740,147 and the
imports $128,858,241. The Imports in
creased last year by $7,500,000 and the
exports Increased about the same. Tha
balance of trade against Canada was
$51,109,092. Canada's exports to the
United States were $40,000,000 and im
ports $52,000,000.
Fireman Killed and Train Hands Injured
Buffalo, N. Y., Feb. 28. A Lehigh
Valley Railroad train ran. into a local
freight train at Black Bock station last
night. ' The fireman on the Lehigh train
'was killed and the other train hands
badly injured. -
Bapublloaa League Convention.
- Nsw York," Feb. 28. The Executive
Committee of the Republican League of
the United Statea to-day issued the offi
cial call for the fourth annual convention
of the league. The convention is to be
held in Cinoinnitl April 2L
A Jury Socured In tha Hennessy Case.
Sum vkusahoy neo. ao. Alter many
days of labor a jury was secured in the
assnsstBSitinti co to-d?T. The -"'!-
SZlHe. Foremen Near Scrantou Beo.lv
letters of Warn inc.
Scranton, Pa., Feb. Js8. Prioeburg,
three miles from this city, is excited over
a report that two'well-known mine fore
men have received visits and ominous
letters from Molly Maguires or Whit
Caps. WUliam Leitenhan, a docking
boss was called upon about 8 o'clock in
the afternoon by either a stranger or a
man very cleverly disguised.
He was asked if he was a docking boss
for John Jermyn. He answered that he
was. The stranger then informed him
that he (the stranger) was a member of a
White Cap band, and they insisted that
Mr. Leitenhan surrender his position at
once. Should he fail to do so a dire pen
alty would be inflicted.
Mr. Leitenhan refuses to continue in
the position qX docking boss. The au
thorities have made a thorough search
for the stranger, but have been unable to
find him.
Walter Jermyn, superintendent of the
mine, who is a son of John Jermyn, the
millionaire, and Mr. Gilgallon, the out
side foreman, are in receipt of letters
warning them to give up their positions.
These letters bear the well-known seal
of the Molly Maguires, whose reign of
terror in this region is still well remem
bered. The notes of warning contain
crudely drawn cofflna and skulls and
cross bones.
A Colored Preacher In New Jersey Want
ad by Connecticut Police.
Elizabbth, N. J., Feb. 23. A negro,
who says he is the Rev. James M. Rohrer,
has been arrested here on the belief that
he is a swindler, known as Dr. Charles
Lewis, who is wanted by the New Haven,
Conn., authorities for fleecing a family
out of $193 in that city.
When arrested he showed a Baptist
minister's certificate of ordination.
Afterward he tore up the certificate,
and also "four bogus checks for $1,000
each, payable on the Boston National
Bank. The checks were dated Kingston,
He had a book entitled "The Art of
Writing Love Letters."
This dispatch lias been received from
Chief Bollman of the New Haven police:
"Cannot get requisition. The victims
will reach Elizabeth to-night. Hold him,
if possible, until their arrival. Prisoner
is an old offender and has done time in
State prison."
The question arises whether the Con
necticut authorities can obtain the ex
tradition of Bonner. Tt is the general
belief that Governor Abbett will do as
Governor Hill did and refuse to recog
nize any requisition that may be issued
by Governor Bulkeley.
Sullivan Nearly Caused a Riot.
Montgomery, Ala., Feb. 28. The Harrison-Sullivan
Company reached here
yesterday, and last night the Opera
House was packed from the pit to the gal
lery and at 9 o'clock Duncan B. Harrison
appeared on the stage and announced
that Mr. Sullivan was unable to appear
and that there would be no performance,
Sullivan had been drunk all day, and it
was with the greatest difficulty that he
'.ould be kept in his room at the hotel.
A ri was almost precipitated at the box
ettoe when angry patrons demanded
i'loir money.
Cannot Secure Orators.
Chicago, Feb. 23. Elaborate prepara
tions have been made for the Sherman
and Porter memorial services at the Au
ditorlm to-morrow, but the local com
mittee is finding great difficulty In se
curing speakers. General Alger B. F.
Butler, ex-Secretary Fairchild, ex-Gov.
Foraker and Gov. Fifer have all declined,
and so have all the speakers of local
reputation save the Rev. Dr. Bolton. The
services are under the auspices of the
Grand Army and Sons of Veterans.
Death ot Edward B. Hanckol.
PHH.ASELHHIA, Feb. .28. The death
Thursday at Tarpon Springs, Fla., of
Edward R. Hanckel, manager of the ad
vertising department of the Pennsylvania
railroad, was not- a surprise. Mr. Henokel
had been in ill-health for some time, and
in December last visited Florida in the
hope of gaining new strength. He was
80 years of age, and leaves a widow and
three children. His remains will be in
terred at Charlottesville, Va.
Banker SUtaro Held tor Trial.
New York, Feb. 28. Banker William
H. M. Sistare, who is charged by Richard
Hecksher of Philadelphia with the em
bezzlement of $33,000 worth of the sec
ond mortgage bonds of the Wabash rail
road was held for trial by Justice Hogan
in the Tombs Police Court. Bail was
fixed at $2,500, which was furnished. In
the civil action now pending, from which
this case arose, the prisoner is held In
$3,000 baiL .
Yuma Almost Wiped Out.
San Francisco, Feb. -28. The railroad
officials have received dispatches from
Yuma stating that every building in
town except the Southern Pacifio Hotel
and the penitentiary were destroyed by
the flood. Tha rivers there rose 83 feet
above low water mark. The water
dropped 17 inches in an hour this morn
ing, and the Ynma people are feeling less
anxious. -
They Accept iho Pennsylvania's Offer.
Pittsburg, Pa., Feb. 28. The limited
concessions of the Pensylvania Company
to their men have been accepted by the
men. A committee of four waited on
General Manager Wood of the Pennsyl
vania Company and informed him ver
bally of the fact. The men have re
ceived concessions in almost everything
they wished, except an increase of sal
ary. The Tramp Actress Ahead ot Time.
Rochester, N. Y., Feb. 28. Miss Zo
Gaynor, tho female pedestrian and ac
tress, who is walking from San Francisco
to New York, reached this city this
morning and proceeded on her journey
via the New York Central tracks. She is
now 141 miles ahead of time.
- Took an Overdose of Laudanum.
Bcjtalo, N. Y., Feb. 28. Chas. Szen,
a civil engineer, who was employed on
State public works at one time, died last
night at his home in this city from an
overdose of laudanum, which drug h
used to relieve rheumatio pains.
Acquitted, of Murder.
- Rochester, N. Y., . Feb. 28. Joseph
Fisher, who has been on trial here , for
several days for the killing of Edward
fihanley at Sea Breeze, a summer resort
r-: ? f , J 1--Iwsn V
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$ . I
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ifei fui'
!sS IS
The New Eighmie is the best shirt
you can wear. There is no shirt made
that can equal them for fit, and they
are easy to launder. The New Eigh
mie has many improvements over the
original shirt which in its time was su
perior to all others. Men's fine shirts
are our specialty. We have them at
50c each, made from heavy, strong
cotton, linen bosom. 75c buys a finer
shirt and $1.00 buys an extra fine
laundered shirt Our Paris dress shirts
embroidered and pique bosoms, cost
$1.50. They are the shirt for wed
dings or full dress. If you want the
best shirt your money can buy go to
J. B. lulling
Ol to Co Bank Street.
Sole Agents, 1 39 Bank Street.
We tanve a few second hand Square Pianos for
sale atbargaius. Just received a new line of 50o
Folios of the latest music.
-:-WILL OUT-:-
And Dodge's shoes are bound to come to the
"I have traded for five years at s and
have irot sick of him. His shoes don't wear at
all. There are S. (8 or 13) in our familv and we
are all going to trade here after this. We have
been reommended to come here as they say you
sell good shoes and are square people to deal
with." Or "My wife's got a or 8 pair.of you and
found irood satisfaction.'
Hardly a day goes by without some such con
versat on as that. Dodge does get there.
Boys' shoes are generally overlooked by ad
vertisers but they, wear out t-rice as many as
the average man. w especially commend our
Veal Calf with calf skirtine ton us a good one.
Finer grades at $1.75, $2.00 and up. Lower priced
ones out no cneaper tnan $i.su veal. Try 'em.
59 Soutli Main St., Opp. P. O.
Save Money.
Go to the Boston Butter Honse for
As we buy direct from the produoers,
in large quantities, we can save you money.
Boston Batter Honse,
99 South Main Street.
Boston Branch Cigar Store,
. 91 Bank Street.
Sold by the Box at Lowest Market Prices.
Smoke Social Whiff, all Havana Tobacco
Cigarette. - - . . .
Awtelted mon out west, who had neglected
his life, being on his deathbed, wished
to consult some proper person regarding his
future state:so his friends sent for an lnsuranoe
agent. As soon as the latter called, he recogn
ized the man as one whom be had often tried
to insure for his family's sake, but who was
obdurate and deaf to his appeals, so he said to
him "My friend, it is is to laie: waat you
i. . Fire Insurance Agent." "Moral:"
non't let this be the case with you, bnt oometo
my omoe anu auuuwnu
Insurance at the lowest figures.
H.S. Gcoville.
Iteal BstatP, torn. Employment and Insnr.
A Physician" Who Tells Diseases at a
Crlarice, Without Asking Ques
tions, Looking at tha
Tongue or Feeling
. the Pulse.
Something That Confounds all Medi
cal Experts Diseases Are De
scribed Withou8 Question
The Sick Are Cured
and the Skeptic
Is Left In
"Free" "Test" fJonsnlrAtioyia
and Examinations Contin
ued Until the First Day
of March, 1891.
Dr, La Fonzo,
Who is located at
201 Bank Street,
Corner Meadow Street,
. When the sick visit him Tin A-rnminn.
tion is necesRArv. No infnrmaMnn fmm
the patient. No previous knowledge of
but, cose.
Every ache, pain and disagreeable feel
ing is pointed oat and described better than
the patients can themselves.
A wonder of scientific accuracy In di
agnosing disease. He give an intelligent
opinion whether the disease is curable or
not, and if curable, how to cure it.
No person should take any more medl-.
cine, nor doctor any further before con-'
suiting him.
Not only will they be surprised at his
most remarkable knowledge of disease,
the rapidity of his diagnosis and his plain,
concise explanation of its every cause ana
effect, but also at the amount of money
and month . in suffering he saves the pa
tient. He i.euts chronio diseases exclus
ively. His remedies are specially prepared
for the special treatment he pursues and
are the result of many years special study
and research. Being Higienio, Sanative
and Restorative in their action, they are
specially adapted to meet the special re
quirements indicated in Chronio Diseases.
The Doctor does not ask for those simple
caB.es that any old lady or intelligent nurse
can treat, but solicits cases that require
special skill, special experience, Bpeeial
treatment. Sufferers from any Chronio
Diseases are invited to call. A careful di
agnosis will be made and a frank, candid
opinion given.
Consultation, examination, advice and
services Free.
Polite ushers in attanilftTina. And .11
made to feel welcome.
W Hours;9to 9.
and other advertisements of a similar
character Inserted under this head foe
1 ceat a word.
FOR SALE Two good cart horses, two
carts and two sets of harness. Apply
to William McOrath, No. 13, Magill st.
TO RENT Two tenements, one of six
rooms at 222 River street, one of three
rooms, IS Hickory street. Apply to Mat
thew Shea, 15 Hickory street.'
CPJVJWvJ 3 cows, 3 horses, wagons,
plows, mowing machine, horse rake, etc.
A good part of purchase money can
remain on mortgage. Address Farmer,
Box 145, Cheshire, Conn.
LOST An order book, marked Maple
street. Finder will be, rewarded by
returning to Spbncir & Piebpoht's.
I WANT a purchaser for a 85 acre farm In
Watertown. Ion can buy the equity
for $400. Call and see me.
Chris F. Dowitct.
THE property owned by P. J Meore,No.
66 River street, for sale. Inquire
WANTED More orders for carpet lay
ing, upholstering and furniture re
pairing, also for the modern Freneh pro
oess of decorating furniture. L. W. TJw
holtz, 186 Bank street.
WANTED Everyone having homsc
for rent. .nirr.Mno t ..11 .
. . j vi ui wans
of anything to know that they cam advea.
tise it in this oolnma at ene cent a word.
L'vunn a oneap way of advert! sing by
jl paying duc one cent a word for eaeh .
insertion in this column.
JOB PRINTING Good work. Low
Tj prices. All kinds. At the DucocA
WANTED 50,000 ladies and gentle
men to have their garments dyed
at the Wuterbnry Steam Dye Works, offioo
4 Grand st. Hugh M. Kjhxt, Prop'r. ,
4 Grand St.
N. B. First-class work guaranteed.
- Wash Tups, Wash Benches, Wash Boards,
Wash Boilers, Wringers, Clothes Lines,
Clothes- Frames, Flat Irons and Ironing
Boards, in fast anything yon need for
i washing day, at the lowest prices.
Four Doors South of Grand Street.
Frank E. Fenncr.
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