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THE ALLENTOWN DAILY LEADER. GOVERNOR STOPS IT Jeffries and Ruhlin Dare Not Fijht CInctinatl. I BALL PLAYERS HOLD MEETING Members Permitted to Sign Only American League Contract for the PresentHow Bcuta Ought to be Conducted. One of the most Important base batt conferences In the history of the game is on at Cleveland, where 60 delegates responded to the call of President Zlnv mer of the Players' Protective Asso ciation. At the close of Saturday's session Attorney Taylor gave out the following statement, which he said cov ered the entire meeting: 'The Base Ball Players' Protective Association, In conference at Cleveland, hereby makes the following offi cial announcement to the members of said association: "First. The cases of all the mem ,ber reported to have violated any of the rulea of the association have been referred to the Grievance Committee.to be acted on by said committee after an investigation. ."Second. The association has at present, no knowledge as to any improper conduct on the part of any offi cer or member of the association. "Third. The association is in excellent condition, financially and in all other respects. "Fourth. Members who last year played in the American League are authorized to plan for the coming sea-Bon, in that league only, the new contract agreed upon between said league and our unsoclation. However, all such members are advised to send theli-contracts to the association attorney for inspection before signing. ''Fifth. No member shall sign a contract to play in the National, the Eastern League or the American Association until further instructions. "Sixth. No inomber who last season did not finish with an American League club shall sigh for the coming season in the American League until further instructions." The chief subject under discussion was the action to be taken against the National League if that organization did not give in to the players. Attorney Taylor said that the whole matter lay In the hands of the Executive Committee. "Wo have been trying to get some satisfactory answer from the National League," said Taylor, "but have failed so far. What Is the use of our working any farther on It. It is up to the National League." All Eastern and National 'League players are asked not to sign until they have received further Instructions. This Is a victory for the American League, as it can go right along ami sign its players, while the other two leagues will have to wait until some kind of an arrangement is reached. THEY DAREN'T FIGHT. More than 1000 business men of Cn-cinnatl, representing much of the bono and sinew of that city, sent a telegram to Governor Nash of Ohio, setting forth their reasons for giving aid and countenance to the Jeffries-Ruhiln tight. The telegram that Governor Nash received was as follows: "The undersigned believe themselves just as law-abiding citizens of Clncin. natl as those who telegraphed you under date of January 29. Eminent attorneys assert that there Is nothing Illegal in the proposed boxing contest, and we are satisfied that there Is nothing prejudicial to good order or the standard of morals. We believe this plan for raising money to pay a deficit incurred In extending the hospitality of our city towards visiting strangers Is entirely proper. The Saengerfest was neither a. private enterprise nor was the result due to any negligence or bad business management, as has been trroneously or maliciously charged. The payment of this debt concerns the city's honor, which should stand equal-fly as high in the eye,s of the world as its morals. The Saengerfest board is entitled to the sympathy and support f the people and should not be assailed and hampered by legal proceedings." The governor promptly sent the following reply: "Your telegram received. Unless all outward evidences and preparations tare at fault, the enterprise booked for Cincinnati on the 15th of February will be a prize fight and the entire power of the state will be used to prevent It." NATIONAL REGATTA. Philadelr hlans may be called upon to raise more than $2000, the amount necessary to defray the expenses of the National Regatta, in order to secure that event this year, for Boston stands ready not only to defray all necessary expenses, but to give tne National Association of Amateur Oarsmen a percentage of the receipts derived from the grand stand. Boston is the one city that has succeeded in making the Na- C A N FOOD DO IT? Importance of the Food Cure. To discover a food that will cure a nervous wreck is indeed a Godsend. Mrs. Stella Penal, 1227 West Thirty-first Street, Los Angeles, Oal., had a very remarkable experience. She says: "About twelve years ago, I was run over by a carriage and my spine Injured. My left arm was partially paralyzed, walking was difficult and 1 had continued pains and aches In my whole body. "To induce a movement of the bowels, I invariably had to resort to mechanical means. I would sit up In bed for hours, suffering colicky pains, caused by the non-digestion of the starch of the food. My heart was so weak that at times no pulse could be felt, and It seemed at times as If I must die. I fainted very often, sometimes lying in a half fainting condition for hours, unable to move or speak, though conscious. Shortly after Xmas Providence directed me to buy a box of Grape-Nuts food, which I have since eaten twice a day. "The Improvement in health has been wonderful; now I can eat and digest food, my bowels act naturally ana regularly, circulation Is) better, catarrh moderated, and I have gained much In weight and am better every way. 1 can read and think, while before, my eyes and brain felt too weak to do either. I can walk a long ways and hive not used my air cushion for worn time and I have no further need for It." This Is a direct demonstration of tho fact that Grape-Nuts food aurely doe rebuild the soft, gray matter in th bra! a and nerve centers, and any depleted person can prove this by use. One cannot get well of nervous troubles without the right sort of food to rebuild this curious Bubstance which is found in the brain, and this must be rebuilt from the food. Grape-Nuts food Is - made especially for the purpose. Uon&l Regatta pay. The Charles River course, while far from first class from the standpoint of the oarsmen, Is very convenient for spectators, and the grand stand proved a paying investment at the 1899 regatta. Which was held In Boston. The New Englanders were very anxious to secure the regatta last season, guaranteeing to pay the expenses of the Parts crip of the winning crew, but New York was given the event. While this year's regatta will hardly attract as much attention as last season's owing to the absence of any special feature, the National Regatta will always prove a drawing event, since it is there that the best amateur oarsmen of the country Come together. Oarsmen like the national course on he Schuylkill better than any other, and the rowtiyr clubs, taken as a whole, prefer Philadelphia in preference to any other city, owing to its central position, when all the organizations that make entries to the regatta are taken Into consideration. These facts may give Fhllauelphia the call, even though outbid by Boston, for in the long run the course that will call out the largest entry list is the one to be chosen without regard to money considerations. DONOVAN'S ACQUITTAL. The fact that Paddy Donovan and all the other followers of boxine from Philadelphia who were concerned in the boxing match at Philllpsburg, N. J., which resulted In the untimely death of Frankie Welch, were acquitted of ail blame was received with expressions of satisfaction, as Donovan has always been one of; the most popular of boxers. However, the testimony of the spectators who were put on the stand oausel no little surprise, since from their assertions it would seem that Donovan and Walch were fakirs of the worst kind, and that no 'blows that could he felt were delivered. For a fact, the bout was a good stiff one, with both men trying the best they knew how, but there was no animosity felt and neither man had any desire to do the other bodily harm. Bach wag anxious to win, just as he would had the contest been a foot race instead of a boxing match. The New Jersey laws, which make the spectator of a prize fight equally as guilty as the principals, probably had much to do with the testimony of the wito- ses, since to convict Donovan they would also be convicting themselves, vlt is a cause where the law makers In their endeavors to be . strict overshot the mark. The result of this trial Is another illustration of the popularity of boxing. It seems Impossible to get any jury to decide that the modern boxing contest la a prize flijht. The ordinary citizen can see a big difference between a boxing match and a prize fight, which the law makers, for Eome -reason or other have rarely been able to discern. RULES FOR BOUTS. A man who has given considerable thought to the sport of boxing suggests the following regulations for conduct ing the bouts: Boxing bouts to be held only in chartered athletic clubs. AH bouts to be In stakeless rings.with well-padded floors. Bouts to be six rounds of three minutes each. Program to be limited to four "bouts. Gloves to be six ounces. All boxers to be examined thoroughly by the city or ward phyelciams, and not to be allowed to box unless they have a certificate of health from such physicians. Boxers to be examined by club physician on the night of the contest. No contest to be allowed to continue to the point of brutality, and all contests to be stopped on notice from the police official In charge. ALLENTOWN POST OFFICE. REPORT OF THE BUSINESS IN JANUARY, 1901. The receipts of the Allentown post office for January, 1901, were as follows: Stamps and postals $3,625.20 Envelopes and wrappers.... 932.10 Newspaper and periodicals 90.82 Box rents 77.50 Total ..$4,725.62 .$4,388.51 Jan. 1900 Receipts Net gain..- $ 337.11 RURAL DELIVERY. Delivered Registered letters, 7; let ters, 4108; postals, 768: newspapers, 6592; circulars, 1165; packages, 390; total 13,030. Collected Registered letters, 3; ap- plictlons for money orders, 18; letters, 1953; postals, 246; newspapers, 34; cir culars, 74; packages, 32; total, 2370. Each route handled mall as follows: Carrier J. B. F. Schantz, rural route No. 1: Delivered, 3169; collected, 543. Carrier Geo. W. Jones, rural route No. 2: Delivered, 5462; collected, 1226, Carrier E. C. Reichard.rural route No. 3: Delivered, 4399; collected, 601. GREAT SLATE MAKING. BIG DAY'S RECORD BY HAZEL DELL EMPLOYES. The Hazel Dell Slate Co. of Slating- ton, owned and operated by Roper & Rice, James Paules foreman, made one day recently the largest a.mount of roofing slate ever produced in the slate regions In one day of nine hours with the same nunvber of workmen. The slate blocks were sawed by William Paules and John N. Williams. The blocks of slate being good, the workmen concluded to try what they could do in one day If they let themselves out. By actual count at end of the day it was found that three blocks had produced 107 squares of roofimj slate. This has never been equalled In tho slate regions, and considering that 21 squares is counted a fair day's work, is certainly phenomenal. The splitters were Chas. Stettler, Huffh O. Griffith and Abraham Lewis and the dressers were George Henritzy, James Jone3 and George Kidd. They say when their record Is beaten they will try again. DEATH OF LEVI KAUFMAN, Levi M. Kaufman, living near Geiss- ingers, died rather suddenly. Mr. Kaufman had not been in the best of health recently but was able to attend to business. He was born In Spring field Township, Bucks County, on Oct. 18, 1843, and was a son of the late MlcViel and Catharine Kaufman, neo Moyer. On Christmas, 1875, he was married to Marie C. Yost, daughter of the late Robert and Clara YoBt. Mr. Kaufman conducted a farm at Geiss-ingers and delivered milk to his customers In the Bethlehems for many years. He was esteemed and respected by all who knew him. He is survived by his wife and three children, Irwin, Warren and Blanche., Two sisters. Mrs. Emll Schimmel of St. Louis and Mrs. Jesse Horn of Rlchlandtown, also survive. The funeral will take place on Wednesday afternoon. Services will be held at the house and Interment made In Fountain Hill Cemetery. If you have anything to sell tell It to the readers of Thu Leader. REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS. HOUSES AND LOTS BOLD IN ALLENTOWN DURING JANUARY. The monthly report of real estates transfers is as follows: Max Rosenberg to Jennie Fina, bouse No. 622 Ridge avenue, $1350. Jacob L. Schuman to Edwin S'noy- er, lots on east side of Fair street and north of Tilghman, $1775. Clement N. Schantz to Jeremiah Roth, lot corner Law and Tilghnian streets, $250. J. L. Schuman to George F. R. Haas, house No. 209 North Fourth street, $4500. Gecrge J. Bastian to Morris C. Bas-tlan, house and lot on east side of Sixth street, between Liberty and Allen, $3500. Elijah F. Kehler to William H. Soin-mel, house No. 1422 Turner street, for $2500. William It. Hoffort to J. L. Schuman, lots on west Bide of Fourth street, between Turner and Chew, $2100. George H. Hardncr to F. M. Trexler, the one-third interest In house and lot at Eighth and Turner streets, $2000. Lucas J. Troxell to Joseph F. Lurk-hart, house and lot northeast corner Eighth and Gordon streets, $1950. Milton F. Fulmer to Charles R. Bachman, lot on North Third street, between Court and Linden streets, $800. George W. Wagner to Dr. E. M. Kis-tier, lots Nos. 835-S37 New street $150. Edward Rune to Benneville But., house and lot, south side of Linden between Franklin and Fifteenth streets, $3150. William Jordan to Charles Btoiler. house No. 102 North Twelfth street, $1050. L. B. Landis to H. S. Rice, houses Nos. 539-541 Lawrence street, $3200. E. Jeanes to Elizabeth M. Fehr, house and lot on southeast corner Ninth and Turner streets, $5000. John W. Kons to Samuel P. Swartz, house No. 29 North Ninth street. $2400. H. A. Fehr to George J. Bastian, house No. 205 North Ninth street, $3500. Charles W. Knouse to Henry J. Kurtz lot on Turner street, between Ninth and Tenth, $3700. 1 T TTnn....nn. rt T i, ,! I Meisterknecht, lot No. 711 North I Fourth street, $275. Richard C. Meisterknecht to Charles L. Ursprung, lot No. 710 North Fourth street, $275. Andrew A. Smith to Edward Ruhe, five-sixth Interest in house and lot on Linden street, between Franklin and Fifteenth streets, $2625. Andrew A. Rinuleben to Thomis B. Foley, lots Nos. 847, 84D and 851 North Seventh street. $1200. L. H. Yeager, et a!., to George W. Wagner, et al., house No. 211 Court street, $1G50. Henry J. D. Nehf to J. L. Shuman, houses Nos. 619 and 621 Cedar street, $1623.17. George and B. Metzgar, executors, to W. S. Newhard, house No. 218 North Elexenth street, $1500. C. T. Ritter to Auger & Simon, land In First Ward on west bank of Lehigh, $5000. William Berkey, admin istratrr to Edwin W. Snyder, house No. 535 Law street, $600. L. R. Wieder, executor, to Alfred Grim, lot on north side of Chew street, between Sixteenth and West streets, $260. Daniel Swoyer to William J. Ejrge, Sr., house on west side of Ninth street, between Allen and Tilghman, $onu. C. F. Worman and d. H. Hardner to I. B. Shelling, house No. 514 Washing. ton street, $2550. F. A. It Baldwin to Sliafer & Willen-becher Bros., lot on west side of South Thirteenth street, $3000. Shafer & Willenbecher Bros, to C. W. Kin?, house No. 33 North Fourteenth street, $3800. John Wagner and wife to Dr. E. 7.1. Klstjer, lots Nos. 835 and 837 North. New Direct, $150. George W. Snyder to Thomas B. Foley, house No. 815 North Seventh street, $100. Breinig & Bachman to James N. Rhoda, house No. 110 South Sixth street, $5200. Henry Srhmidtman to Henry and Bryan O'Neill, house No. 317 North Fourth frtreet, $3500. Henry J. O'Neill and Bryan R. O'Neill to Henry Schmidtman, lot corner West and Emmet streets, $1600. Alfred Peters to Erwin E. Peters, house at Fifth and Chew streets, $1 500. Arma and Francis Lathrop, executors to Henry K. Mull, lot on Ridge avenue, $600. A. H. Seipt to W. M. Loux, hops'! on North Eighth street, between Gordon and Liberty, $3800. Frank D. Fetzer to Lehigh Valloy Trust and Safe Deposit Company, trustee of A. W. Eckert, house No. 522 Washington street. $1800. Francis and Lulu Heilman to A. S Grim, house No. 124 North Seventh street, $3000. Clinton and Harvey Nagle. e::ecutorc to Fred. E. Lewis, house on Jackson street, between Eighth and Ninth, $2200. Fred. E. Lewis to Clinton W. Nagle, house on Jackson street, $2300. Sarah Bates to Lena Praid, two houses on Front street, between Linden and Turner street, $1200. Henry M. Wolf to Charles A. Wieand, house No. 1423 Liberty street. $230. Elizabeth Miller' to Ida R. Marko- wltz, house No. 234 Hamilton street, $3000. A. S. Grim to William P. Moyer, house on east side of North Eighth street, between Gordon and Liberty, $2000. Allentown National Bank to Catharine Everett, house No. 840 Jackson street, $1600. Frank J. Meyers to E. S. Ramon, house No 914 Gordon street. $2455. Lehi?h Valley Trust and Safe Deposit Company, executors of Lydia Eckert, deceased, to Ellen J. Kemmer-er, house No. 217 North Eighth struct, $2710. SPANfiS DIDN'T MEET. No meeting of the Spang heirs was held Saturday. The committee stated that the persons who had called at the newspaper offices and requested that such an announcement be made was unauthorized. The heirs believe that they should have definite news soon from their agents In Germany as, to the time when they may expect to get their pro rata share of the millions left bi-John George Spang. Important letters bearing on this subject are expected shortly. The Finest Cleaner Made Removes the dirt, but does not "scour" and " wear ouf'surf aces Ami HO MORE BLUE LAWS At Least Nut if Representative Fancy' Bill Goes Through. ACT OF 1794 TO BE WIPED OFF BOOKS Allows Operation on Sundays of Railroads and Trolley Lines and Tolerates Sunday Concerts Duties of Police. Representative Fahey of Philadelphia, will present to the House on Tuesday a bill, which if passed will wipe out of existence the blue law of 1794, and give practically an open Sunday to the people of the state. It is said that the bill has the approval of the Anti-Blue Law League and the Business Men's Protective Association. The act reads as follows: An act to provide for the more extended privileges and freedom of the common people in the several municipalities of the state of Pennsylvania for the observance of the first day of the week, commonly called Sunday. Be it enacted by the Senate and Hou.e of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, tat from and after the passage of this act It shall and may be lawful to operate railways, street cars and vehicles con. veying passengers for hire, steamboats, public and private llgnt, heat, water, telegraph and telephone companies on the said first day of the week, commonly called Sunday. MUSIC IN THE SQUARES. (A). That it shall and may be lawful to operate mllllary.orcthestral and other instrumental bands in the public parks and squares provided the residents of the said squares shall consent. Vocal and Instrumental concerts combined. Vocal to be sacred. Readings, recitations in public balls and assembly rooms, public museums, libraries and art galleries on the first day of the week, commonly called Sunday. ! B). That it s-hall and may be lawful for newspapers, magazines and periodicals to be printed, published and sold on said first day of the week, commonly called Sunday. (0). That it shall and may be lawful to sell luncheons, dinners, soft drinks, cigars, candles, fruits, breadstuffs, cakes, ice cream and milk on said first day, commonly called Sunday. (D) . That it shall and may be lawful for druggists to sell the above named articles on said first day, commonly called Sunday. (E) . That it shall and may be lawful for butchers and provision stores to remain open for the sale of their goods (same not to be exposed on sidewalk) till 10 a. m. on said first day, commonly called Sunday. (Nine o'clock Is the present time allowed). F). That It shall and may be lawful for churches and other places of worship to employ necessary help for the conduct of their services, also the employment of instuimtn alists and voj-il-ists for hire, the use of a bell or peal of bells, the use of stereopticon or biographical, calcium light machines for illustrated sermons or addj-esses. Admission fees at camp meetings Non- intoxleant refreshments mnv .m roIi! at. ''option at camp meetings on the said first day, commonly called Sunday. RELIGIOUS MEETINGS. (G). That it shall and may be lawful to hold religious and secular open-air meetings in the several public parks and highways of this commonwealth, the same to be conducted in an orderly manner, and provided that said nicety ings shall not Interfere with vublic traffic or convenience on the said first day, commonly called Sunday. Section 2. That It shall be unlawful for barbers, hair dressers, boot and sho blacks or any storekeeper or other pe s n or p 'ts ns t sb. bnter cr ra 'e or do business in any goods, animals, birds or other articles of merchandise, except those already named in section 1 on .said first, day, commonly c,alled Sunday. Section 3. That it shall be unlawful for opera, burlesque or theatrical companies to hold rehearsals, to post bills or 'remove scenery to and from theatres, or railway depots; fur express wagons or teams of a general character to haul baggage or merchandse. That it shall be unlawful for any amusement proprietor to run, or cause to be run, any Wild West shows, merry-go-rounds, razzle dazzles, toboggan slides, shoot-the-chutes, scenic railways. dancing or any paid amusements of similar character, on said first dav, commonly called Sunday. Section 4. That it shall be unlawful for municipal bureaus, railways, street car companies, builders, contractors, Wild West showmen or oti.er persons or corporations or their employes' to do any mechanical constructing, building or laboring work on said first day, commonly called Sunday; provided, the exception of attending to unforeseen events, such as accidents and breakdowns, leakage in water and gas sewers, fire and flood, or the repair of electrical wires where necessary, on said first day, commonly called Sunday. DC TIES OF THE POLICE. Section 5. It shall and may be lawful for police officers, constables or other sworn officers of this commonwealth to arrest on sight each and every violator of this law, cither from their own observation or upon sworn informs hi n furnished by witnesses. Upon arrest each offender may furnish substantial bail to appear before a magistrate who shall hear the charge in open court and deal with the offender according to law. When violations arc proved said magistrate Ehall impose a fine and costs, or Imprisonment in the county jill, or both. His decision shall be binding and no appeal can be taken. Section G. That it shall and may be lawful to arrest all persons responsible who order, aid or abet In any loIatIon of this law, and every one such as employer, manager, superintendent, foreman, an upon proof of such violation each and every one shall pay a line of $100 and costs or shall undergo a sentence of 31 days in Hie county prison, or both at the discretion of the magistrate. That It shall and may be lawful to arrest each and every employe, workman, laborer, driver or other per sons engaged In violation of this law. Upon conviction each shall pay a fine of $5 and costs, or 4S hours in the county prison, or both, at the discretion of the magistrate. Section 7. It shall and may he lawful In the event of a dismissal of any defendant by the trla magistrate after direct evidence has been presented for the prosecutor to take the defendant or defendants before another magistrate, who shall rehear the charges against such defendants and make such proper disposition as the evidence shall warrant. Section 8. It shall be unlawful for the mayor or other officials of any mu- KLINE BROS., Wholesale and Retail 742 Hamilton St. Our Motto: Your Money Back or the Asking. GEORGE WASHINGTON Is said to have thrown a dollar across the Potomac which was a long way tor a doll to go, but it isn't a circumstance how far a dollar will go here Don't hesitate, it's a sa;e wortn coining to the burg un laich string hangs at our door it you pull it you step into the midst ot seiuoni tounii balsams during our re muval sale. We have just 20 selling davs lett at 742 Hamilton and each succeeding day will be a record maker. Dependable statements abuut dependable merchandise, means a close unity of customer and merchant, that's our aim that's why we re growing. CALICO AND PERCALE, 5c YARD. In our last advertisement we inadvertently mentioned any calico In store at 4c yard which should have read 5c. As we expected and received on Saturday about 5000 yards which we were compelled to buy as the grade offered us was the 8c quality and its here now. Your choice of red, blue, black, gray and fancys of every description Its the best Simpson's you recollect It? None better and Its here, choice at 5o yard. TABLE OIL CLOTH, 15c YARD. Potter's assorted patterns. Do you notice we ain't afraid to mention our grades and prices. Of course we post other dealers, and they make the price as nearly ours as they can. "Quantity buying brings you Potter's best tabic oil cloth at 15c yard. Need any? FRENCH FLANNEL, 39c. Others' prices were 6!lc and 75c, ours 48c now to close out. We have hello, red, cardinal, light and dark blue, pink and tan, strictly all wood, equal to any 70c in town, now 3!)c. NEW FOULARD SILKS 63c. These are so pretty that we can't wait until we getacross the street, so here they are. Blues, new shade blues, blacks, old rose nnd what not, all have pretty white dots, dashes or flower. Worth fully a dollar. Come and get sampies at 63c. See our LADIES' JACKETS at $2 and $5. That's all. You'll buy. YARD WIDE MUSLIN, 4'ic Nice and even, no black spots. Cheap. very cheap at a nickel. But well bought is half sold. So only 4c. LiKE PRESIDENT STTSPENDERS, 2 le These are better than the last. Have mohair or leather ends. Bring a pair of the 50e grade in and you can't toil them apart. Ours though only 21c. MEDIUM WEIGHT UNDERWEAR, 44c. Flesh or gray colors, for all sizes of men. These are certainly a grand grade at only 44c. NEW GOLD BRAID, 3c. and 4c. We can't afford to lose trade by leaving ourselves run out of the gold braid as there is such a big demand. Wo wonder if they all compare our prices. 3c, 4c, 5c, 6c, 7c and 25c, the last is wic enough for bolts. Need one? PRETTY STOCK COLLARS, 8c. Velvet, with cute gold dots and silk, In all shades, some very rich combinations, at ribbon counter, only 8c. TOILET SETS. 89c. Large hand mirror, fine brush, hair brush, 7-inch comb, all In box, made ot Ebenoir, a black strong substance. Easily worth $2.00, but 89c. Any gifts to give? BOLT' NARROW VELVET RIBBON, 15c. Satin back. It's going to be worn this summer. Get In on the ground nicipality of this commonwealth, bureau, corporation, builder, contractor, showman, theatrical manager or any person or persons to do any kind of work herein set forth as asalnst. the law. Any neglect on the part of sold mayor or other officials to observe this law shall be deemed sufficient cause for complicity with the offenders, and such mayor or other officers who shall so fail shall be dealt with according to law, as their various grades of office shall warrant. Upon passage of this act be it understood that all previous enactments in relation ate hereby repealed. DEATH OF MILES ROCK. WAS A MEMBER 07 THE FIRST GRADUATING CLASS AT LEHIGH. Consul General McNally reported to the state department the death of Miles Rock, the former president of the Boundary Commission of Guatemala and Mexico. He was a member of the first graduating class of Lehigh University, having received his diploma from that institution In 18C9. From 1S69 to 1870 he taught mathematics and mineralogy at Lehigh, and finally ac cepted a position in an observatory at Cordova, Argentine Republic. Later he was .employed by the United States hydrographic office in determining longitude and latitude in the West Indies and Central America. From .1879 to 1883 he was assistant astronomer at the United States Naval Observatory at Washington, and observed the transit of Venus at Santiago In 1882. From that time until 1898 he was the head of the commission to determine the boundary between Guatemala and Mexico. After his official work was over he spent his time In Guatemala looking- after his private interests in that country. He was 61 years of age and a native of Ephrata. Lancaster County. His d.ath came as an unexpected blow to his family, and no particulars are yet known. NEMRIPOLI. The double funeral of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac K. Brobst was largely attended on Saturday. The spacious church was crowded to its utmost capacity. It was the first funeral of the kind ever held In tho history of the New Tripoli Union Church. Rev. H. S. Feglcy it'lclated. He based his very eloquent discourse on Genesis, 24 chap., 56 v.. being the text chosen by Mr. Brobst himself, lie attained the age of 59 years and she 5ii years. Wm. A. Relmert was the funeral director. Daniel Kerschner accidentally slipped anil fell cm the Ice and fractured his ri.'sht arm. Dr. Geo. Krauss reduced the fracture. Francis P. Snyder and Minnie I. Clause, were united in marriage' by Rev. N. W. Helffrlch. Anson Stump will not move to Weis-enburg as reported last week, but has again rented Samuel Rcitz's farm for the coming year. Wilfied Herman will take charge of the Lynnville Hotel In spring. Wilson W. Bennighoff and family moved to Stony Run during the past week. While Arthur Lesher was driving home with his double team, the horse shied and ran home, throwing Mr. Lesher out and doing considerable damage to the wagon. He escaped unhurt. CLOCKS I Need any? Conle and see our stock. Comprises all styles from the nickle clock to the elegant. Some are as low as $1. i-il APPEL, 625 Hamilton Street. II it Comes From "Kline's" It's Good. floor and buy now, Remember bow scarce It was last year. 10 yard piece. 15c. Remember this cdvertlsement for your own good. GIVERNAUD'S TAFFETA, 47c. Black, a heavy sheen. Made right here In town and well made too. Come and look at the texture. Its the usual 5!)c quality. Removal sale price 47c. ENGLISH MOHAIR, 63c. A rattling seller at 98c. But we own over 20 pieces. We imported 100 piecei-for our 4 stores, and to get a good and, big reputation as the dress goods bargain house you will find here dollar Ilrilliantine Mohairs In blue or black at 63c. PONGEE SUPREME, 14c. Perhaps you don't know what this is. So come and ask to see it. We give you a slight idea. Its blue, its silky, its very rich, and looks for all the world like a swell Foulard Silk at domestic counter, and only 14c yard SIUSIAS, ALL COLORS, 10c YARD. Equal to any 15c grade in the state. You wonder how we are able to do it . Well Its just those we want who Is sceptical and within a minute we'll convince you. All other linings Just a.s cheap In proportion. See this silisia at 10c. LADIES' HOSIERY, 14c. Fancy drop stitch, very pretty shades of pink, light blue, red or orange colors, top or bottom. Usual quarter grade, during removal sale, 14c. See us lor Comforters. See us for Blankets. See us for Plush Capes. See us for Children's Jackets. BEST SKIRT LININGS, 4c. In all colors, black, blue, green, brown, grey and what not our price 4c yard. BEST CANVAS STIFFENING, 9n. Why do we have such a great dressmaker clientele?. It must be they appreciate good value. Do you? See the stilfenings at 9c. BEST BRUSH BRAID, 3c. Any color, all the one price. Soms stores actually charge 7c for none better. Our price 3c. CHILDREN'S FLEECE LINED UNDERWEAR. Alt marked down now. Way down below cost, because we have so much, and MARKED DOWN TO COST. Fleece Lined Wrapper, 79c. Men's Fleece Lined Underwear. Men's AVool Underwear. Sweaters. Blue Flannel Qvershlrts. All our goods that has a thing to do with winter. Gloves. Wool Hosiery. Flannels, by yard.- . We move March 1 to 807 Hamilton Street. See our Long Hair Fur Collars at 29c. The storm has caused general rain in the Ohio valley. South Atlantic and east gulf states, and snow In eastern Pennsylvania, the lake region and the Upper Mississippi. There has also been raii or snow in the central Rocky mountain region, the central and southern plateaus and in California. Forecast: Rain or buow today. Tomorrow, fair and colder; brisk to high southeasterly winds, shifting to northwesterly. Sunrise, 7:06; sunset, 5:22; length of day, 10h., 16m.; moon rises, 6:45 p. m.; moon sets, 7:15 a. m. Local Forecast. For Eastern Pennsylvania: Fair tonight and Tuesday; much colder. PENNSYLVANIA SOLDSERS. THIS STATE FURNISHES THB BEST IN THE UNITED STATES APjMY. Of the 32,500 men required at once for the reorganization of the United States army it is expected that Pennsylvania will furnish a very large proportion. Lieutenant Colonel D. J. Cralgie. who is in charge of the recruiting stations in this state, Delaware and the border counties of New Jersey, said that the government will have no difficulty in securing all the men needed, and that this state will furnish the pick of the army. In discussing the matter Colonel Cralgie said: "Pennsylvania furnishes the very best soldiers In the world, and more than her share. We never send out any rowdies from this state, and have never bad any of our recruits dismissed. We have a wonderful field of good, sturdy men to pick from, and we neve: consider applications from those who do not come up to absolutely every requirement' of the department. Tile 12th Regiment has come to be known a! the 12th Pennsylvania, because nearly every man in the communj hails fr..:n this state, and most of them put on their first uniform In the FhiIadeliW recruiting office." READING A TRUNK LINE. M'LEOD'S DREAM'S SOON TO BE AN ACCOM PLISHM ENT. If present plans are carried out. it is said that the Lehigh Valley will soon become part of the Reading system, thereby giving the latter an entrance to Buffalo. With the Lehigh Valley the Reading will become a full-fledged trunk lino and be able to make advantageous connections ftr through business between the East and West. With both the Jersey Central and the Lehigh Valley the Reading would control a large majority of the anthracite mining lands and it would have two outlets to New York. The merger of these three companies will restore the big commission that was formed by J. P. Morgan & Co. in 1892 and placed in charge of A. A. Mc-Leod. At that time bol-h the JerseyL Central and Lehigh were leased tA the' Reading, but this was declared Illegal by the Courts. Reports show a greatly increased death rate from throat and lung troubles, due to the prevalence of croup, pneumonia and grippe. We advise the use of One Minute Cough Cure in all these difficulties. It is the only harmless remedy that gives Immediate results. Children like it. H. L. Keiper, 41 NortU Savanth Street. (MM ft few 1

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