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Till SCRANTON TRIBUNE -TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 2, 1894.
The Scranton Tribune's Pittston office, No. 8 South Main street, U in
tlinrge of W. E. Tooke and J. At. Fahy, to whom complaints and news items
may be referred by any subscriber. J
GIVEN OVER TO GOD.
Impressive Ceremonial Attends the
Exercises of Dedication at the
New German Catholic Church.
Yesterday wu certainly a happy
Now Year for Rev. Father Brehl, pas
tor of the German Catholic congrega
tion of tlH place, for he witnesssl tlis
dedication to God of his new church
with all the pomp and ceremony at
tendant upon sucli occasions, As the
hour drew near for th de.licatovv ex
ercllfi at 10 o'clock the pretty adifice
was iilled with devout worshipper.
Promptly on the "trohe of the hour the
procession moved into tint sanctuary
fr. m the sachristy adjoining and
moved down the (.-outer aisle to the ex
terior of the adifio in tho following or
der: Rev. Fattier Fricker, cross bearer;
Rev Fathers Bilstein and Crane, deacon
and sub-ileacon; Very R'V. liiahop
O'Harn, celebrant; and Rev. Father
Golden, master of ceremonies, and
colytei bearing lighted candles.
After chanting the psalms and
sprinkling the building with holy
water, the procession re entered the
church In the sum order and proceeded
to the altar railing, chanting psalm
and respons.-s as they went along A
tour of the interior was next made, the
bishop sprinkling holy water on th)
walls as the procession moved along
uutil they arrived at th point of start
ing. This closed the dedicatory serviee
and tho entire party retrtd to ttie
achristy to prepare for the celebration
of the solemn high mass which fol
THE MASS SERVICE.
After the altar had been arranged
this beautiful service was begun with
Rev. Father Nagle as celebrant; R)V.
Father Christ, as deacon; Rev. Father
Fricker, sno-deacon; lie v. Father
Golden, muster of ceremonies; Rev.
Fathers Crane and Zlatorzvnski.deacou
nnd sub-deacon of honor. Seated with
In the s mctuary railing were RightRv.
Bishop G'Hani, Rev. Fathers Crane. Mc
Cabe, Bilstein, Zlatrozyns!;i. and Mon
siguor Toner of Rim'. During the
nrosress of the mas the choir rendered
eeveral nrettv selections befitting the
FATHER CHRIST'S ADDRESS.
Rev. Father Christ of BsrtntOD, it
livered an excellent address in German,
takitu for his text Psalm 121-1, ''I re
joiced at t'ie things that were said to
ine: we shall go into ttie house of God
and supplemented it with several bib
lical extracts. He said:
"Among the pravers whieh the cer
emonial proscribes for the dedication of
a church is to be found in the psalm
from which our test is taken. It was
written by King David for the Pilgrim,
who annually visited the temple at
Jerusalem on certain great feasts
VVnou the time for those pilgrimages
was approaching, those intending to
participate would call to one another:
'We are going to the temple of God!'
We have today come into this new
house of God; hence our joy and glad
ness so truly expressed by the psalmist.
I rejoiced at the things that were
shall go into the house
joy on this occasion is
throughout tho building in clusters o
three lamps each, serve for lighting
purposes. The floor of the sanctuary
is tastefully covered with a rich mo-
quetto cardinal csrpet. The building
is heated and ventilated witn au ap
paratus of modern c instruction.
KING'S DAUGHTERS TO MEET.
A Pltnslnsr Programme Has B.nn Ar
ranged for This Evening.
The Circle of Loving Service of tho
King's Daughters will ineot this even
ing at the residence of Miss Minnie
Kyte on Exeter street. A very pleasing
programme has been arranged for the
occasion and those having invitations
are assured an enjoyable ovening.
It is understood that those reaeiving
invitations will contribute something,
the amount at the option of the donor,
for the good of the cause which, being
a most worthy one, should t aided
considerably by those who attend.
ATTACKED, BOUND AND ROBBED.
Thrilling Experience of Barbir John
Clark on Philadelphia Avonua.
John Clark, employed by Lilly liroi. .
barbers, West Side, met with a thrill
tag experience on Saturday night.
While crossing an open lot near Phila
delphia avenue, wittiiu thirty yards of
his home, he was grabbed by two men,
who tied n is hands and feet with a o rd
and ransacked his pockuts, relieving
them of some $10, and left him.
Clark's iries for help brought his
parents to his rescue. It is not known
who the robbers ware.
PERTINENT PITTSTON PARAGRAPHS.
natural joy; we hav
old cliureh fur a new
said tome: we
of God. Our
"Second. A supernatural
which is based in four motives.
"First motive. We have done a
good work. We have reared a temple
to God. Glory, honor, peace to every
one who doeth good, Rorn. 2, 10.
"Second motive. God has aecepte l
onr good work and taken up his abode
this day iu our new church. 'Behold
the tabernacle of God with men.'
Apoc. 21, 3. 'How terrible is this
place,' we must exclaim with Jacob,
'This is no other than the house of
God. and the gate of heaven.' Gen.
28, 17. For there now dwells here 'II
whom the heaven of heavens cannot
contain. Kings 28, 17.
"Third motive The C d who dwells
here is not merely a God of adoration,
hut also a God of grace and every help.
From this altar, the throne of grace.
He wishes to transmit grace and help
to all, through holy mass, through tho
aacramenU. Even the dea l are not
forgotten. Your new church jnst
dedicated ia a honse of grace, became
Ood, who dwells in it, is pre eminently
the God of grace.
' Fourth motive The God who
dwells here is tho Ood of truth and
justice. Truth and justice yon will be
taught here in the sermons and in
structions. 'Going, therefore, teach
ye all nations, teaching them to ob
serve nil things whatsoever I have
commanded you.' ftlath. 2S.29, This is
the priest's divine commission. He
must teach yon God's truth that yon
may believe His will that you may ful
BISHOP O'HARA SPEAKS.
Rt. Rev. Bishop O'Harn ascended tho
nltar steps prior to the closing of the
moss and niado a short address. He
said: "Dearly beloved, it gives me
great plensure to greet you on this
hsppy New Year, and to congratulate
you on the result of yonr efforts Also,
your worthy pastor for what he has
accomplished in rearing this structure,
in the selection of the pictures, the
tasty painting, Again. I congratulute
yon and wish you every happinoss and
joy," The service was brought to a
close by Bishop O'F .a pronouncing
In the afternoon a class of eighty
children wore confirmed by Bishop
O'Harn The service was a beautiful
one and was witnessed by a large num
ber of the children's parents. A dis
cription of the exterior having appeared
heretofore in the columns of The Trib
UNii nn account of the interior finish ia
all that is nocessnry. The auditorium
baa a seating capacity of 500.
A gallery, capable of seating 150
persons on which is erected the large
pipe organ extends from one side of the
bnllding tothe other. The walla are of
aand finish with plaster paris orna
ments. Fourteen beautifnl atained
glass figured windows afford ample
light and present a pretty appearance
when the sunlight sheds its soft rays
through them. The seats are large and
comfortable, and are of quartered oak
finished in oil, The woodwork is of
yellow pine with natural fiaish.
The large altar and the two located
on each side are plain in appearanoe,
but rich in simplicity. They are pure
white, finished in gold, and denote
much taste in design and finish.
Twenty-four, gaa jots distribute'1
Prepared for Hasty Perusal bv the Euey
About 500 members and friends of
the Young Mens' Christian association
enjoyed the hospitalities of "open
housa" yesterday afternoon and even
ing. Miss Marie L. Donohoe, who hnsbeen
spending the holidays with her parents
at Iukerman, has returnud to New
James Law spent yesterday iu Scran
ton callini; on friends
Died In Duryea, Djc. 81, Mis. Elizi
beth Jones, aged 92 year. The funeral
will take place at 2 p m today. Ia
torment in Pittston cometery.
The concert given bv the Garden
Village quartette at Plymouth last
niiiht was a pronounced eiu-vui.
Mrs. A. T. Howe, of Montgomery
street, has been quite ill for a day or
Stephen Wilcox spent New Year's
with Wilkes-Btrre friends
Wallace Bruce torn irrow night, sub
ject, "Scotcumen and Scotland.'
The festival of the First Congrega
tional church opened auspiciously last
Twenty-one cases have been under
treatment nt the hospital dnring No
vember and December. Seven surgi
cal and oue medical cases remain under
The attendance at the "sunrise prayer
meetings" yesterday morning was
Miss Elizabeth V. Morgan, who has
been attending the Mtnsf'uld Normal
school, has been spending her vacation
with home friends in West Pittston.
Miss Sarah Drury is visiting in Mos
cow. Harry Pugh, of South Piainfield, N.
J., is spending a few dayi in town.
The New Year began In Pittston by
ringing of bells, sounding of gongs,
firing of mnsketry nnd other sounds, all
of which echoed o'er modntain top and
through the length of the Wyoming
The next semi annual examination
of civil service commission for the
grades of postotiico clerks and letter
carriers will be held iu Pittston Feb
Jenkins and Malis, recent employes
of John J.- Roberts, have purchased
his liquor store on South M lin street,
heimer wedding In New York Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Brown, Eloro
Brown, Mrs Leon Sacks, Millard F.
Sacks, Miss Fannie Sacks, Mr. and Mrs.
A. Mnrkns, Joseph Aschenbrand, Sig
muiid OcIib and David Heinuun were
in attendance at the Schlosser-Oppen-
Intelligence has been recoived by Mr.
and Mrs, S. B. Iiennett of tbe death of
their son in-law, Charles S, Morrow, at
Dnltith, Minn., which occurred Suuday
morning. Mr. Morrow leaves a wife
and little daughter. The funeral will
tHkH place from the Morrow family
homo in Towanda on Thursday.
"M ister and Man," a melodrama of
much merit was the attraction ut
Music hall yesterday afternoon nud
evening. At both performances large
audiences were prtseut and left the
hall I ul 1 v satisfied with the presenta
tion. I he company are all capable
and acted their parts excellently.
TrXBI is nothing like Dr. Thomas
Eclecti ic Oil to quiekly cure a cold or re
lievo hoarseness. Written by Mrs. M. J.
Fellows, Burr Oak, St. Joseph county,
well known ladies and gentlemen, Mr.
Joyce being foreman. The remainder
of the evening was spent in reciting,
in which the defendant highly de
lighted the numerous company by his
splendid dramatic handling of his
One of the spacions balls in the Sher -idan
House was ocenpied last night by
the Old Forge ladies' complimentary
social, which was well attended.
Mr. Sheridan, of the Sherid in
House, called on Hazftton friends on
Frnnk Clancrote, A. Whit, of
Scrntiton; J. J. Coyne, of Minooka;
James Butler and Jnmei Welsh, of
Mooaic, were the guests of C. J. Keogh
The writer hss good reason to know
that he is only focussing local
public opinion when he tenders to the
obliging agent at Lackawanna depot,
Mr. McColluin. a truly happy New
Year for himself and those who are
near and dear to him.
Thomas Solomon and George Bray
left yesterday for New York. Today
they will enter the large plnnibing
school at Sixty-fifth street a 1 First
avenue, where they expect to perfect
themselves for their profession.
Naboth Osborn, who occupied tho
pulpit of the Methodist Episcopal
church Sunday evening, left yesterday
Both the Citizens' and Temperance
bands sereuaded our townspeople on
New Year's day.
John Parrel, Sr., who on account of
illness has been unable to attend to his
duties at the Erie breaker, resumed his
Two gentlemen have oflrred to in vest
$5,000 each toward establishing a
factory iu Jenny u that will employ
one hundred men. An equal amount
must be invested by the proprietors of
the said factory.
Last night a party in honor of Miss
Annie Ellis was held at tbe residence
of Richard Stevenson. All present
spent a most enjoyable evening.
Miss Addie Olcott spent Sunday
with her friend, Miss Hattle Boa no, of
The many friends of Mrs. A. F. Bat
tenbetg, who has been ill for nearly a
mouth, will be glad to hear that her
condition is slightly improved.
Rev. Mr. Brookins. of Hamilton col
lege, occupied the pulpit of the Baptist
church Sunday evening.
Charles and Edward Maynard spent
New Years with the family of Audrew
Vail, of Tompkinsville.
Miss Elln Griffiths, of Scranton, ie
the guest of her uncle, John T. Griffiths.
School reopens this morning after
tho ten days' Christmas vacation.
Business Houses of Pittston.
David Oakley is on a visit to friends
in Oak Hill.
C. J. Keogh has on viow n flue young
Thomas Lnffey and James Mo Cue,
well known drummers in the Forest
life nnd drum band, challenge any two
others in Lackawanna county for $100
Scott McPeake contemplates a trip to
the home of his birth, ''Auld Reekie."
much aicKness prevails bore; ao
much so that incessant attendance
upon his patients has for a faw days
laid Dr. Stegner np. Ho ic being at
tended by Dr. Honser, under whose
able care we all hope to see our olever
and popular young doctor around
A very pleasant sociol was given on
Friday evening in J. M. Holland'
Jacob Cloes looked happy ind wall
he might when he was distributing
the prettiest and moat tasty calendar
that has reached here.istued by Hughea
& Glennon, of Forest Castle fame, to
their many customers here.
The first judge and jury trial in Old
Forge came off at Joyoo's hotel, i M
Noon was judge. A well known
newspaper man was prosecutor. Tbe
charge was ''Failure of Acquaintance
with the 'Merchant of Venice.'"
Much forensic eloquence was displayed
and the defendant was honorably ac
naitted. The jury consisted of several
Au U'.d English Fashion and Colonial Idea
It. is Ilt-en Uevlved.
The motto fashion, if one may be per
PiiUed the wnrd, that for a timo seemed
to find its only expression in stiff, inartis
tic illuminations formed and set with
ungraceful rigidity mid hung on the
walls of our houses, is, in our modern ar
tistic homes, in quite different evidence.
The simple rustic prayer of "God Bless
Cur Home" and others of the same sort
have yielded to fine bits of decorative
m 1 1 njpj imp 1 1 fs
CLOSET DOOR WITH MOTTO.
work effectively introduced in handsome
apartments. It is thoold English notion,
and colouial idea as well, again accentu
ated after it long interregnum.
Attention is called to tho foregoing
fashion by tho New York Times, which
tells that in tho home of ono of our
well known illustrators, over the mantel
in tho large und airy dining room, tho
inscription, "A Table Full of Welcomo
Will Score Ono Dainty Dish," is picked
out in the wood in old English text with
In another artistic home, cited by the
authority quoted, is an ornamental pair
of closet doors betting tho text, "Fust
Bind, Fast Find." It is not only deco
rative and i llcctive, but tells a story of
system, method nnd careful housekeep
ing that means good liomemaking.
The motto idea is capable of consider
able application. W hero wood carving
is not suitable or attainable, a panel or
banner can be accomplished of silk,
satin or linen, either in somber or gay
colors. On either of these three a motto
l. UA.J i ii i a ft M . i .,,
vain uu in liquid gold mat will
prove most attractive when finished. A
quaint and graceful design of lettering
should be selected. In a breakfast room
the motto, "Now, Good Digestion Wait
on Appttlte and Health on Both," or
over tho family hearthstone the senti
ment, "East or West, Home's tho Best,"
is happy in its tender suggestion.
Workers in hammered brass will find
tho employment of their art specially
artistic in producing mottoos, and sneh,
framed with a simple molding or not
framed at nil, are uuiquo and desirable.
An Englishman recently bet that he
could smoke 1110 cigura down to an inch
in It) hours. The dispatch simply adds,
"He -as "
THE BALANCE OF OUR
At greatly reduced prices.
Articles of art
and utility. A few pict
ures will go
at HALF PRICE.
9 NORTH MAIN ST.
Will be given in both our Tailor
ing and Cloak Departments for the
next thirty days that will plesso
you. Come quick. Genuine bargain.
THERE IB DANGER
for the young girl just entering womanhood.
Hho is especially sensitive, and many nerv
ous trounles, which continue through life,
have their origin at this period. If there be
pain, headache, und nervous disturbances, or
irregularity of monthly f unct ions Dr. Pierce's
Favorite Prescription should be judiciously
In catarrhal inflammation, in chronic dis
orders and diseases common to women
en TU MUX BY is Rr.MKMKD.
Miss Mamie Dure, of
JEnerelt, Bedford Co.,
Pernio., writes: "When
I was fourteen years
old I took a bad cold
and there resulted In
ternal troubles. I was
a great tufferer for
four years. 1 had tried
two Physicians but
neither rave ine any
rt'llUI. AIUT IBKinff
Dr. Pieroe's Favorite
Prescription I can't
aay enough for It. It
cured mo so I have no
more pains. I am now
nineteen years of as "
R. B. CUTLER.
Agents for the celebrated
14 N. Main Street
C. H. CUTLER
BUY YOUR CHRISTMAS
Slippers and Shoes
The Strike Over
28 K MAIN STREEi.
Men's Grain Boots worth $2.50, sold
at $1. 98.
Child's, Misses', Ladies' Arties,
worth ijil. 00, sold at 50c.
Ladies' and Gents' Overgaiters,
worth $1 00, sold for 50c.
Fine line of Alligator Shoes, special
makes of Ladles Shoej.
REMEMBER the place, 25
North Main Street. Sign of the
And other seasonable goods were tied up on the road and delivered to us now
These must be sold every article is marked with its lowest selling prica in
plain figuus We will deduct au extra
Gash Discount of 20 Per Cent.
Thus offering a grand variety of fine prosants at pricss invariably less than
cost of transportation or manufacture.
Cash is king you hear all sins,
Fine Holiday Goods are just the thing.
This lot comprises Toilet Cases, Manicure Sets, Shav
ing Sets, Glove and Handkerchief Boxes, Select
Indian Baskets, Albums, Etc.
Each article is a piese of art, ornamental and useful.
Our annex is located en William street, next to our Millinery Department.
See the windows. They contain huudreds of dollars worth of fine warm, such
as Quilts, Bed Spreads, Siik Umbrellus, Curtains, Linens and many other uo
ful select articles. These constitute our
Annual Holiday Greeting
Every article is a proeent to you if you patronize tho Pioneer Establishment of
warranted goods und low prices, A. B. BBOWK'S BEE HIVE. 'x
We will and can show you a larger stock than any other concern in this
section. Reinem her, we are MAKERS, the ordinary factory garment has no
room in our Cloak Deparlnunt--and as to prices, we invite comparison with
any concern in the land and know we are the cheapest
A. B. BROWN'S BEE HIVE,
33 N. Main; 8, 10, 12 and 14 William St
e-tadM .Cloves and Underwear. RlCKETT
1U1 THF. HATTP.T5
Happy Thought Range
MS?e PITTSTON STOYE CO.
EW PHOTOGRAPH UALLEHY,
Kirst-class Work. Superior Artist
CHILDREN'S PICTURES A SPECIALTY.
New Styles of Panel and Boudoir Pli-turt-,
unsurpassed. Cabinet SW IM ur dozeu. Other
ityltS equally Inexpumive.
W. S. FRYEK. U BO, MAIN ST.,
IS THE BEST. Oet prices and
see tbe furnace and be con
vinced. A full line of HEAT
ERS. Appello and Gauze Door
Send your Linen
Pittston's only STEAM
LAUNDRY, and have it laun
E3A POSTAL will bring our wagon
to your door.
SACKS & BROWN.
10 PER CENT, OFF ON CASH PURCHASES,
Finest Line of Slippers
Ever Shown In Pittston.
Velvet, with Silk Embroidered Flowers, 44c. to $2.50.
If yin fleslre that the rcmalni of your
friend lw well preserved, Uv Mr. Klrby do
your Undertaking, as h baa juat returned
Irom the U. S. College of Embalming, Sow
York, where he has learned the latun'. Scien
tific Methods of Embalming, and ia now pro
pared to execute all work iu the best manner,
very low prices.
I VERY LAB6E STQCtfOF FINE FURNITURE
COMPLETE LINE OF FALL
CARPETS Ht lowest prices.
J. B. KIRBY,
Odd Fellows Buildin.-, PI 1 TSTO.S', Pa.
Wholesale and Retail.
BOGGLES & MANNING
Music Hall Block.
DECEMBER 14, 1893.
H OLID AY Q QQDS
Santa Claus has made Mangan's Store his Head
quarters. Mothers, Fathers, Uncles, Brothers, Aunts,
Sisters and Friends are invited to call and see the
Giver of Good Gifts.
Large Line of Cloaks
Silverware and Jewelry
O. P. & C. O. Shoe Co.
Atlantic Refining Go.
Manufacturers and Dealers iu
Illuminating and Lubricating
Linseed Oil, Naptbaa and Gaso
lines of all grades. Axle Grease,
Pinion Greaie and Colliery Com
pound ; also, a large line of Par
rafHne Wax Candles.
We also handle the Famous CROWN
ACME OIL, the only family aafety
burning oil in the market.
WILLIAM MASON, Managar.
Office: Coal Exchange Wyoming Ave.
Works at Piue Brook.
MININO, BLASTING AND SPOKT1NO
Manufactured at tho Wapwallopon Milla, I.u
zorue county Pa., and I at Wil
HENRY BELIN, Jr.
General Agent for the Wyoming District,
III Wyoming Ave., Scranton Pa.
Third National Dank Building.
These poods must be sold.
The sloek is from the best
lnaiiuhieturers, and will be
disposed of at less thau until
Ladies' and Children's Fur Sets
Ladies' Fur Capes- all styles
and qualities. Fine Dress
Gents' Furnishing Goods
A reduction of '25 per cent,
has been made on all the
We are prepared to supply
your wants in this Hue. Rog
ers' Knives, Forks, Spoons,
Ladles, etc., put up in Plush
Lined Cases. Nothing more
Appropriate for a Holiday
Present, Remember, we sell
these Goods at a small profit,
and every article guaranteed.
We have a large Hue of these
DOLLS IN ENDLESS VARIETY
Manicure Sets, Albums, Picture Frames, Glove
and Handkerchiefs Boxes, Bric-a-Brac of all descrip
tions, Umbrellas, Perfumes, etc.
TH08. FORD, I'ittaton, Pa.
JOHN B SMITH & HON; Plymouth, Ta.
K. V. MULLUJAN Wilkea-Barro, Pa.
Audita for the Kepauuo Cheinloal Con.
uny'a High Exuloalvea,
J. J. MANCAN'S
CASH DRY GOODS STORE
Op. Miners' Bank, Pittston, Pa.