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THE SCRANTON TRIBUNE-MONDAY MORNING, JANUARY 15, 1894.
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Tomorrow's Tribune win toil yon ail
aoout "A Muoy in bcnrlet.
llie Welcome Dancing clas will bold a
musquerado social at Uermania null tun
Dr. and Mrs. 1. V. Everhart have issued
invitations for a card party for Thursday
The lady managers of tun Florence mis
lion will meet tomorrow at 1U a. ui. at 107
Manager Davis has organized a first
class stock company, whicn wiil soon ap
pear at Wonderland.
The Scranton Bicycle club has issued in
vitations for a '-.Smoker'1 at the club house
on Wednesday evening.
"Lady Wiudemaro s Fan" will be pro
rented at thu Academy of Music by oue
ol Charles Irabura's companies.
John Florou and A. Sausago, tlio Italinu
fruit venders who were ariested for vio
lating their licenses, were discharged.
Ah effort will bo made to have about
luo Scranton Elks attend the meetiug of
the grand lodge, tu be held at Jamestown,
N. Y.. on June 18.
J.' Williams Macy. a well known humor
ist, will give an entertainment at the Rail
road Young Men's Christian association
tonight. He will bo assisted by Miss Cora
C. Storm, of this city.
At the Second Prosbyteriau church yes
terday morning seveuty-four person were
taken into the church. Of this number
mtv-ono were by profession of faith, and
thirteen by letter. The proportion of
young men was remarkable.
The Ancient Orderof Hibernians, Amer
ican board, held n county convention Sat
urday. The subject of amalgamating the
two divisions of the order was discussed,
after which adjournment was taken for
one month, when delluite action will
The tire department committee of select
council will report favorably Thursday
eveniug on an ordinance regulating the
department, another fixing the pay of per
manent men and one appropriating money
to purchase a horso for tho Nay Aug En
The training school for kindergartens
under the auspices of tho Scranton Free
Kindergarten aesocistion is now in full
operation at K18 Washington avenue . The
terms are f 100 per anuum. The profit re
sulting from the training school is all ex
pended in free kindergarten work.
The Brownies' entertainment to be
given at the Young Men's christian Asso
ciation ball Thurday night, was given to
an audience of 1,00(1 people in the Plym
outh church, Brooklyn, N. Y., last week.
The heavy dumb bell to be put up by
Father Brownie, will boon exhibition at
Kerr & Siobeckor's today.
GOOD DRAMA AT WONDERLAND.
Miss Flora Stanlford Will Bi Seen in A
Wife i Triumph,
Beginning with today th Hemy
Comedy company will present "A
Wife's Triumph" at Wonderland. This
is a play In which Miss Stamford is
said to bs exceedingly strong.
Miss Stanlford as an actress excels In
all plays that require emotion and pa
thos, and is undoubtedly one of the
cleverest of emotional netressts now
upon the stags. Those who saw her as
Lady Isabolle, in "Esst Lynns," will
wish to see bar again. On Thursday.
Friday and (Saturday "Aurora Floyd"
will be presented by the company.
B. H Y. U. C. A.
J. Williams Macy, who is the attraction
at to -night's entertainment at the
Railroad Department Young Men 'h
Christian association, is a humorist and
buffo-bnsso of tho highest order, lie will
be assisted by Miss Cora 0. Storm of this
city. Prices will be as usual. Members,
II cents; non-members, -5 cents. No re
I PROCEEDINGS OF THE CONVENTION
It Was Held in St. John's Hall, Pine
Brook, Yesterday Afternoon Or
ganizing Ladies' Societies Dele
gates Entertained by St. John's So
cietyEntertainment and Rally Held
Lost Night The Participants.
An interesting and profitable tjuur -terly
convention was held in Ht. John's
hall, Pine JJrook, yesterday afternoon,
by the Father Mathew societies com
prising the Second district of the Cath
olic Total Abstinence union of the Dio
ceso of Soranton, After ths convention
adjourned the delegatus were enter
tained at a banquet by the membsrs of
St. John's society. Last night an en
tertainment mid temporance rally was
held iu tho hull under the ampices of
the same society.
Ths hall iu wbioh the convention
met was attractively decorated, tho
generous use of American Hags and
bunting giving it a patriotic appear
ance. In the i n- of the hall was a
large American ling over which ware
hung pictures of Father Mathew, Car
dinal Uibbons and Bishop O'llara.
The front of the stage was draped with
bunting, and on eithor side of 'it were
pictures representing the landing of
Columbus, and the sighing of the Dec
laration of Independence.
OHEWNQ THE CONVENTION.
At 2.13 the convention was called to
order by J. C. Gallagher, president of
the district organization, who offered
prayer. The following gentlemen oc
cupied seats on the platrorm with him:
John H. Devine, Scranton, president
of the Diocesan union : Charles H.
Lavin, Wilkes-Uarre, vice-president ;
J M. Mack, Kingston, secretary ; D.J.
Campbell, Scranton, ex-president of
the Scranton union; M.J. McCafferty,
Jermyn, president of the First district
organization; M. J. Walsh, Wilkes
H irre, president of the Third district
organisation; P. M. Messittand J, J.
White, Scranton, secretary and treas
urer of the Second district organiza
tion. Mr. Gallagher, in opening the con
vention, said they had met to see how
best to light the demon of intemper
ance. With that object in view he
hoped their deliberations would bs
conducted with concord and good
He then called for the credentials of
lUOfBIBS OF THE OOXVINTI0N,
The delegates who handed iu ere
deutials to Secretary Messitt were:
St. Paul's Pioneer corpi. West Scranton
-John I. Sweeney, A. J. Martin, P. J.
Walsh, J.J, Murray, J. B. Uiley.
St. Leo's battalion, of West Scranton
James F. Moore, John J. Durkin, William
Jones, James H. Burnett. John Hester.
St. John's society, of Pino Brook O. J.
Campbell, M. Barrett, E. o'Malley, John
Flaherty; John MoHsJe.
S. Patrick's society, South Scranton
('. U. Inland, Patrick Boyle, John D. Bo
laud, John Ctirrau.
Father Mutbew cadets, West hide
Welsh. Cronin, Noouu.
St. Paul's societ", Ureen Uidge Poter
J. Lynn, M. J. Mellodv, Michael Kanau,
William Sables, Henry Ilart.
St. John's cadets, South Scranton Johu
J. McGwire, Edward Kellv, D. Douahoe,
John Collins, Patrick M. Kelly.
St. John's society, South Soranton John
B. Fierstine, Joseph J. Folau, JoUn J. Mt
Ciinth, William Lynch, William Oavin.
Father Whitty's Young Men, Providence
Cap:. J. E. Moran. James P. Hilbrlde,
Authouy K i i.e. K. A. Malouey. Edward
Father Matbew society, West Scranton
J, C. Uallagher, C. A. Cauavun, H. O,
Gallagher, J. IS. McCounon and John D.
St. Patrick's cadets, South Scranton
James P. Lavelle. Frank P. Brady, C. J.
Ruddy, Djujiuick Ilealey, Michael J.
St. Joseph's society. Miuooka P. F.
O'llara, Johu B. O'Malley, Petur F. Cu-
St. Joseph's cadets, Miuooka P. J.Mul
hcrin, lieurv Casey, James F. Judge.
PRESIDENT DEVINE SPEAKS.
President John II. Dsvine was then
introduced and said:
If we keep on agitating in tho right di
rection and keep alive the spirit of earnest
effort that Is produced by theso quarterly
conventions lUOCOsf will ultimately crown
our efforts. It will never come if wo
quietly lay on our oars. Wo must press
forward with determination and tight
down the powerful enemies of this move
ment. It is n great question and means
the emancipation of s nils, the emancipa
tion of men und the solving of the labor
problem. If we 'show the determination
in the future that we have in tho past we
will surprise ourselves and our enemies. 1
am confident that nt the next annual con
vention in WUkee-Barre wo will bo able to
show more new societies organized than
Buy yearsince the formation of the union.
The powerful iullueuco of tho ladies is-be-ing
exerted iu our behalf and will be pro
ductive of great good.
Brief remarks were alio made by
Charles H. Lavin, John M. Mack, M. J.
Walsh aud D. J. Campbell. The re
port of the board of directors of the
district was read and showed that
three ludies' societies had been organ
ized since the last convention. They
tiro auxiliaries to St. Leo's and Father
Mathew societies, of the Wost Side,
ami St. John's, of South Scranton.
THE PAPIBS HEAD.
Captain J. H. Duggan, of Providence,
was then called upon to road u paper
on u temporunae topic His subject
was, "Position of tho Catholic Church
with Regard to Prohibition." The
paper was a very thoughtful effort,
aud showed painstaking research and
careful consideration of the subject.
He maintained that the question of
firohibltion as generally understood be
ongs to the domain of politics and not
to religion. He said the trouble was
fiat prohibition is too often and per
mstontly urged as a dogma and notaa a
Captain Duggau was followed by C.
Ot, Boland, who read a paper dealing
with the efforts in the direction of
bringing about prohibition by legis
lation. He maintained that the his
tory of tha states that have adopted
prohibition in the past show that it is
not a success. Iu concluding hie paper
Mr. Boland said :
It Is clear to every unprejudiced mind
that tho effort to abolish the manufacture
and ualo of Intoxicating liquors cannot be
Accomplished by law in any state unless it
Is abolished throughout every other state
and In the world generally, and even if tins
were possible, no sane man would believe
TO BROADEN THE WORK.
I believe that If we broadou the work dt
our organization by extending its benefit
to all men who are in need of Its snala
taining influence that it can exist anil
grow strong and powerful without Invit
ing membership for the money there Is in
It. We know that the use of intoxicating
drinks is not sinful in itself. It is the
abuse that h)siuful.
Where drunkenness is a ohrooln condi
tion let us urge that the victim be treated
and cared as the insane are treated and
cared for in that state. Under present
conditions tho victim of strong drink is
allowed his freedom as soon as the result
of his debauch disappears, only to satisfy
the appetite for njore drink, winch grows
by what it feeds on until it makes him mad
and lauds him in a felou's cell or causes
him to abandon the dearest ties of kindred
I It will be observed that many of the
states whioh hnve abandoned prohibition
notably Massachusetts are adopting this
method of dealing with the question ad
there Ban he no doubt that tba rest ill II ig
Influences, thus exerted will mi Ig.ito thi
evil and in time abolish drunkenness. A
CO summation devontedlv to t. wished
and in the success of which our temper
ance organization is especially adapted to
lead the vay.
THE INSURANCE PLAN,
Discussion of the plan of having nn
insurance feature in connection with
the Diocesan union was taken up.
Ualy one society was reported as favor
iug the plan. After much discussion
the matter was laid on the table until
the next convention. On-the inviti
tion of St John's sooiety, the delegates
adjourned to the sscond Moor of ths
building where a banquet was ssrved
in an artistically decorated dining
The banquot was In charge of P. F.
Murray, T. J. Goolrich, John Joyce.
Henrv Goddard, Nicholas Burke and
Edward Barrett, of St. John's society,
assisted by the following ladies: Mrs.
M. J. Kelly, Mrs. P. Flaherty, Mrs. M.
CoughMn. Mrs. J. W. MoLain. Mrs.
Hugh Culkiu, Mrs. Hugh Orattan,
and Misso3 Nellie Weir, Annie Gib
bons, Bridget (Joan, Bridget MnIIile,
Nellie Dsvine, Annie Ferguson, Annie
Stringer, Theresa Blewitt and Maggie
At 0 o'elook the convention reassem
bled and reports from societies were
heard regarding the organiz itton of
I.ADIEU' SOCIETIES ORUANIKED.
It was shown that St. Loo's society,
West Side, has a ladies' society with
fifty members. ; St. John's. South Side,
one with tifty-uve members; lather
Mathew society, West Side, has a
ladies' organization forms, and St.
Paul's society, of the West Side, and
St. Patrick's South Scranton, are about
to form sush organizations.
J. J. Moran, of Providence, made an
address favoring the erection of a mon
ument to Father Mathew on Court
House square. The matter was then
brought before the convention by a
motion from James McNamara, of the
West Side, that the sooieties of the
Second district erect such tt monument
as suggested by Mr. Moran. On mo
tion of James Cullso, of South Scran
ton, action on tho matter was deferred
until the next quarterly convention to
tret the sentiment of the local societies.
The following resolution was presented
by C. G. Boland and passed:
It is tho sense of this convention that
Wrf heartily approvo the movoment inaug
urated by the Phil Sheridan rifle to ereot
a monument to the gallant Pud H. Sheri
dan and pledge our aid to tho movement.
Just before ths cloie of tho conven
tion President Ujvine presented
Master Patrick y linn with a gold
badge for bringing into St. John's
cadets the greatest number of new
members during the past quarter.
After discussing a number of meas
ures to promote the membership of
societies, a vote of thanks was tendere I
to St John's society and to the press
of the city. The invitation of St.
Paul's society of Green Ridge, that the
next quarterly convention be held in
its ball, was accepted and the couven
tiou closed with prayer,
Next Sunday the quarterly conven
tion of the third district will assemble
The convention was follows 1 by a
public rally and entertainment given
by St. John's society. Every available
bit of space in the hall was occupied
aud many were unable to gain admis
sion, MR. POWDERLY'S ADDRESS.
D, J. Campbell was chairman of the
evening. T. V. Powderly delivered a
stirring address and remarks wero also
made by Rev. P. J. McManus, Ex Judge
P. P. Smith, Charles H. Lavin and John
H. Devine. The following also had
numbers on the programme: Vocal
solos, Misses Kathryne Mangan, Mar
garet Harrington, Angela Blewitt, Peter
Suyder, Will F. Burke. M. J. Coyne;
cornet solo, Professor Hart not t; piano
solo. Miss Nellie Currao.
Mr. Powderly's was the principal ad
dress of the evening and he earnestly
exhorted his hoursrs to becoms affilli
ated with some of tho total abstinence
societies and lend their assistance and
example in promoting the noble work
of temperance. He eompured Abnabuni
Lincoln and Father Mathew and said
that one had freed the blacks from
bondage while Father Mathew had
struggled and freed thousands of white
and black from a form of slavery no
less ignoble than that suffered by the
blacks of our land.
During the course of his remarks
Mr. Powdsrly paid u tribute of respsct
to the memory of the late Jamus Mitch
ell, for many years president ol St
John's society. Ho said they had la
bored together for years iu labor and
temp -ranee organizations and he ever
found him a faithful friend and a true,
c.oiiMstunt worker for whatever would
OBJECTS TO THE IMPROVEMENTS.
Joesph 8. Knijht Wants His House to
Remain as It Is.
Josspb S. Knight on Saturday ob
tained a preliminary injunction asking
the court to restrain John J. Brogau
from erecting an addition to a house
occupied by Mr. Knight at Chestnut
and Shoemaker streets. Dunmore.
Mr. Knight leases the premises from
Robert P. Savage and bis lease doss
not expire until April 1. He says the
addition being erected renders several
of his rooms uninhabitable, and is a
source of great annoyauoe to him His
wife is ill, and if the noise, confusion
and dirt caused by the workmen con
tinues her health will be destroyed and
life endangered Hs wants the work
discontinued and compensation given
him for the injury he has already sus
On application of Attorney T. F,
Wells, counsel for Mr. Knight, court
granted a preliminary injunction and
made It returnable next Wednesday.
IT WAS A QUEER AGREEMENT.
William K. Davenpoit, it Is Said, Failed
to Comply With It,
Richard C. Rhule, administrator of
Richard Rhule, late of Old Forire, Sat
nrday bsgan an action against William
K. Davenport to recover $'3, 000
On May 1, 1876, Mr. Rhule gave pos
session of a large amount of stock, farm
implements and goods to Mr. Daven
port, the agreement being that the
goods or their value should be returned
Since Mr. Rhule's death, on Sen
teinbor 11, last, bis administrator
has in ule several demands on Mr.
Davenport to return the goods, and re
celving uo satisfaction, has bronght
suit. Hs places the amount of his
damages at i'i, 000. Attorneys riuls-
Isuder & Vosburg appear for the plain
Ths HysUr; Bsplaiasd.
"A Study in Scarlet," that you've talked
of so long, will be explained in full to
GOSSIP OF THE GUARD
Column of Interesting N.-ws Concerning the
Tbirteeatb, Compiled by Critic.
ELECTION FOR OFFICERS ORDERED
Successors of Captain Chase, Captain
Rockwell, Lieutenant Lee, Lieuten
ant Stillwell and the Late Lieutenant
Seeley Will Soon Be Chosen Offi
cers Elected by the Scranton City
Col. Ripple issued the following
orders the past week:
Headquarters ISth Reoimen'T. )
tin BiuiiADE, a. u. p.,
Scranton, Pa., Jan. 11. Iba4. J
liegimentul Orders No. B:
1. In obedience to special order Mo. U.
dated Headouartors Third UriKade.N.U.P..
Jan. tlth, lh'jfthore will be an election held
iu Co. A. thirteenth Kectinient. JN. (3. 1'.,
on Monday evening Jan. 9, 18114, at B
o'clock for one Captain, ono 1st Lieuten
ant, oue -nd Lieutenant, to fill the vacan
cies that will occur Jan. M 18U4, by the
expiration of term of service of Captain
i.uwara il. ( nase, 1st Liieuteuant Arttnir
l.ee auu j 'id Lieutenaut t rederlck W.
11. Major Charles C. Mattes First liat-
alion Thirteenth Itegtiment is hereby de
tailed to hold said election in tho quarter
r company a ana win mane prompt re-
urns ot Bald election to Third Hrigade
Headquarters, Lebanon, Pa. By order of
IJOI.ONEL EZUA il. KIPI'LE.
W. S. Millar, Adjutant.
HEAOyCARTERS lSl'II REUIMENT. 1
Infantry, uuiuauk. n.g.p.,
Scranton, Pa., Jan. 11, 1W)4. )
Regimental Orders No. 9;
1. In obedieu&j to special order No. 'JO,
dated Headquarters Third brigade, N O. P.,
Lebanon, fa.. Jan. o, nw. an election
for captain Companv H, N. O. P., to fill
vacancy caused by the expiration of term
of service of Captaiu William B. Rockwell,
which occurred H-c Is, le'Jd, ana such
other vacancies ns shall occur by reason of
Buch election, will be held at the quarters
of Company H, Tuesday evening, Jan. S3,
imii, ar s O'ClocK.
II. Major Ueorgo ii. Whitney, S-cond
battalion, Thirteenth regiment. Is hereby
detailed to hold such au election, and will
make prompt returns thereof direct to the
Third brigade headquarters, Lebauon, Pa.
By order of
Colonel Ezra H. Ripple.
W. S. Millar, Adjutant.
HEADgt'ARTKRS 13TII REGIMENT,
Infantry brd Briqadb, n. . p.
bORANTON, Pa . Jan. 11.
Regimental Ordors, No. 4.:
I. In obedience to special orders No. 21
dated Headquarter Third Brigade, Na
tional Uuurds nt t'ennsylvania. Lsbauou,
Pa.. Jau. 0, 1804, an election for second
lieutenant. Cmupauy D, Thirteenth regi
ment, National Ouardof Pennsylvania, to
fill vacancy caused by the death of Second
Lieutenant Leverett I. Seeley, which oc
curred Jau. ii, 1801, will be held in oiiarters
of Company D, Thirteenth regiment, on
Friday eveuiuu, Jan. ! 1801. at 8 o clock.
II. Captain Montrose Barnard, Comnauy
1), is hereby detailed to hold said election
and will make prompt returns thereof di
rect to Third Brigade headquarters,
By order or
CoLONUi Ezra II. Ripple.
W. S. Millar, Adjutaut.
CITY Ut'AKD OFFICERS.
The board of officers of the Scranton
City Guard held their annual and quar
terly meeting last Monday evening.
Reports were received from the treas
urer and the several committees and
duly acted upon. The result of the
election of officers for the ensuing year
was as follows: Sscrstary and treas
urer, Adjutant W. S. Millar; commit
tee on the state of the guard, Lieuten
ant Colonel H. A. Coursen, Adjutant
W. a Millar and Lieutenant C. R.
Parke; music committee, Captain
James Moir, Lientenant R. M str.it-
ton and Lieutenant F. W. Stillwell.
A committee was appointed to draft
resolutions touching on the death of
Lieutenant L. I. Seeley. A committee
consisting of Colonel E. H. Ripple,
Lieiiteunnt Colonel H. A. Coursen,
Major C.C. Mattes.Major W.G.Fulton,
Adjutant W. S . Millar, Chaplain S.C. Lo
gan and Lieutenant J W Oakford was
appointed to solicit honorary and sus
taining members of the regitusnt The
resolution on reorganization of the
board offered by Adjutaut W. S. Mil
lar over a year ago, and which he has
persistently championed, was finally,
after being rnodifhd, unanimously
adopted. The actlou taken is as fol
lows; The board of officers of the
Scranton City guard will remain intact
and will hereafter meet annually in
stead of quarterly. A board of officers
of the Thirteenth regiment will bit
formed consisting of all the commis
sioned officers of the regiment who
will meet quarterly for the transac
tion of regimental business. The of
ficers of the regiment will meet at the
armory of the Scranton City guard on
Monday evening, Pel). ., Tor organiza
tion. Captains M. Barnard and E. D
Fellows and Adjutant Millar were ap
pointed a committee to draft laws for
the guidance and government of the
ANNUAL SPRING INSPECTION.
The annual spring inspection of the
regiment will take place very soon and
company commanders siiould be well
prepared for the ordeal. Close atten
tion should be given to all the details
of the company, and particular atten
tion should be given to guard duty and
skirmish drill. There seeim to be a
prevailing idea among company com
manders to keep the shoes (recently
adopted and issued by the state to ths
guard) carefully stored away and not
issue them to tho men until the eve of
the coming encampment This is a
serious mistake. Every enlisted man
must appear at the coming spring
inspection wearing the regulation
state shoe. No other shoe
worn, will be recognized by the inspec
tor, Major Wright, and any deviation
from this part of the uniform and
equipment, will cause the company to
be marked down, just as certain as if
the men appeared in citizen's trousers.
Make no mistake in this, company com
manders, but issue those shoe! at onoe
and have them broken in for inspec
tion. The men should be admonished
at the same time that the regulation
state shoe is only to be worn when in
uniform. Company drill affords an
excellent opportunity to break in the
JANUARY 15, 1894.
Your choice of three beautiful
pict u res, ' 'Telephone G i r 1, " " De
liverlng Christmas Presents"
and "..laiilens Swinging." Sent!
by uiuil or messenger or bring
coupons like llimof three dirl'er
cnt dates, with 10 cents, stamps
or coin, to
Cor. Penn Ave. and Spruce St.
Tho action of the board of officers of
the Scranton City guards, at their
meeting, to organiz a new regimental
board of officers consisting of all the
commissioned officers of the regiment
tub noi oniy commenaaDie.nut jusi.auu
wise. Just why the officers of the
field and staff and Companies A, B, C,
D, ihOUl'i Meet as thy have 'or th
pa.t sixteen years, every quarter and
runs ici business iu the intrrest of th'
entir regiui"n'. while the offlcrs of
Copipani-s E F G aud H, h cv had
iti voie or x ir ssin i I'tlM matter is,
be ond all comprehension.
The latter lour companies have as
much interest at eiake in the prosperity
and government of tne regiment as
have the four former coniDanies. Aud
it is but Just and fair that they shoul 1
have a voice in the selection of omcars
and committees and in the transaction
of all business pertaining to the gov
ernment of the regiment. On the other
hand, it is neither just nor fair that
Companies A, B, C and D should bear,
as thev have in all these years, the
burden of the expense for the mainten
ance of the general affairs of the regi
ment, ttvery company should share alike
the expense of the regiment as well as
its glories and achievement. Under
tho new regime of board of officsrs of
the rsgimont, it is possible for tho
colonel commanding to come iu per
sonal contact with his line ofli :h at
least four times a year in addition to
cimp, and discuss ways and means for
the success and bsneht of, the regimsnt.
It is expected at the meeting to be neld
in this city Feb 5 every officer will be
present to taks part iu the new organ
NOTES OF THE 0 CARD.
Lieutenant Walter A, Wood, the
martinent and courteous officer of
Company E, Houesd.ile, was a guest
at the Westminster, this eity, last
Fridsv evening, and was entertained
by Adjutant Miller, Inspector Pratt
And Dr. Parke, of the staff, and
Lieutenant H. B. Chase, of Com
Adjutant Miller was for the fifteenth
consecutive yenr elected secretary and
treasurer of the board of officers of the
Scranton City guard at the meeting
It is to be hoped that Company H
will iuduce Captain W. B. Rockwell to
accept the captaincy of the company
for another term at its election on
the twenty-third. He is the right
man in the right plaoe and his retire
ment would not only be regrettel by
his company, but by the regiment ns
A TORNADO AT THE ACADEMY.
Lincoln Carter's New Play Produesd by
a Band of Amatsurs.
The audience that attended the per
formance of Lincoln Carter's new play,,,
"The Tornado," at the Acadsmy of
Music on Saturday night was dismissed
at 10.50 o'clock exactly two and a
quarter hours later than it should have
The piny gets its name from a tor
nado scene at the end of the first act.
which is rather cleverly produced with
the aid of a dozen or so pieces of wire
clothesline. The rest of the play was
so dull and uninteresting and so poorly
noted that when the curtain dropped
for the last time the gallery hissed -and
a show must be fearfully and won
derfully bad to be hissed at by S-rau
ton galleryites, for as a rule they are
the most patient aud easily pleased of
Mr. Carter's play cn never succeed
so long as it is handicapped by the bril
liant galaxy of actors and actresses that
produced "The Tornado" Saturday
night. The bad, naughty, scheming
villain was played by an amateur
named George T. Meech.who ha made
a good success in "thinking parts" In
Sunday school charades. Mr. Meeeh
hss a few qualities of the stage villain,
hut not all. He has a black mustache
and wears a crush hat, also a go id reg
ulation stage scowl at divers times.
But Mr. Meeeh forgets to tap the stage
with his shoe nt that point ot the drama
where bis plans are frustrated by the
hero. After several years' praotioe Mr
Meeeh will undoubtedly make a good
actor for private theatricals, and then
if he continues to play one night
stands he will be fully qualified to do
soubrette roles it: the nielo dram 4.
The part of Bridget O'Raff erty. the
possessor of a bad cold, a red wig and
a daughter of 1)7 years, made up to
look as if she were IS, was played by
Miss May Graham. It was a delicious
bit of comedy work, and was raptur
ously applauded by two little boys in
the third row of the gallery, who were
visiting the theatre for the first time.
The other members of the company
were amateurs, recently graduated
from a school of acting, and were nat
urally rather timid and nervous.
The real lilts of the evening were
made by the wind artist and thunder
generator. The Trircne cannot give
the names of these young men as thev
were not on the programme.
VARIETY BILL AT EDEN M USEE.
First-Class Artists Who Will Appear at
This House This Wk.
The Imperial Vaudeville company
will be at the E lea Musee this week.
The couiuuuy is composed of stars iu
its lino and will no doubt give the
best of satisfaction.
Snch well known people as Eddie
Edwards, dialect coL'edian ; Rice and
Melutyre, sketch artists and come
dians; Juez Pearl, dancer; will appear.
Mrs. Mellini has proved herself capa
ble of managing the house aud con
ducting it as a popular family resort
and will no doubt enjoy the best of
The Mystsrv Explained.
"A Study in Scarlet," that you've talked
of so long, will be explained iu full to
After Swearing Off
How many have taken vows of absti
nence with the birth of tho now year i
perhaps hard to estimate, but we now
know that such efforts are futile against
iuveterate habit, a bubit which has become
a disease. Tbure was a time when it
wculd have been easy to quit, but having
nes leased to do so the habit continued un
til ny the constant or fr. queer, use of the
poison there was forced a change iu the
nervous system which made it not only
possible to drink, but necessary. Then
you could drink a good deal and not seem
to get drunk, but you also found It neces
sary, to Keep you reeling goou ami you
"ci nved liquor" becnuse you had become
diseased. Now that sweariiiK off does no
good aud the pledge can't be kept, go aud
make your resolution goon lor an nine uy
taking treatmont at the heeley institute,
T .'i'i Madison avenue, Srauton, Pa.
Tlu. thraii pictures "Talanhnne Oirl.'
"Oood Mornfaig" aud "Swinging," offered
hv Tut Triihim? now briahteu hundreds
of homes. The young men In the office
are kept busy dealing out these gems ol
Best Sets of Teeth, $S00
Including (he painless extracting
of teeth by au entirely new pre-cess.
S. C. Snyder, D.D.S.
ia& WYOMING AVK
Sanford, of Harrlsburg, Preaches tlio
NEED FOR THE CHURCH OF GOD
School Houses Are Needed for the In
struction of Man in the Sciences
and Languages, but Churches
Are Needed for His Instruction in
His Spiritual Welfare Results of
Closing All the Churches.
Zlon Evangelical church, iu Ureen
Ridge, was dedicated to the worship of
Ood by Bishop W. N. Sanford, of Hsr
The church is a neat, substantial
frame structure 30x0' f-ot, with pulpit
rectss and vestioule, finished within
with southern pine, It is furnished
with comfortably cushioned pews and
divided into two rooms by largo
raising doors, which make it very con
venient for Sunday school and special
services. It is u mission under the
uuspicss of the Home Missionary so
ciety of the Central Pennsylvania
conference. The congregation is young
and has toiled hard for this new church
home. They merit tho generous assist
ance of thos who wish to establish
potent factors for the moral uplifting
of the city.
The services were held at 10.30
o'cloek. Bishop Sanford occupied the
pulpit and selected his text from
Psalms cxxli : 1 ' 'I was glad when they
said unto me, 'Let us go into the house
of the Lord." "
CHRISTIAN INSTRUCTION NCOESSARV.
Bishop Sanfor&thougiit that Carls-
tisn instruction was nrceisary to the
salvation of man, who must first bs
instructed in the right way before he
can be expected to go in the right way.
I'irst we must know and then we
must do. In order to be in
formed in the tciences and languages
and in the principles of good govern
ment, in order that we miy become
good citizsns aud goad members of so
oiety, we must have a common school
education. In order to do this we must
have school houses and such buildings
as will facilitate the acquiring of this
knowledge. We must have a place to
operate in to get the information and 1
am glad to see that your own city of
Scranton is well provided with goal
Just so, In order to be instructel in
the spiritual things and learn our rela
tion to Ood and understand the inter
ests of our souls, we must have honsss
of worship. We must have a place in
which to operate.
NECESSITY OK THE CBCBCH.
The house of God is therefore a ne
cessity to Christian instruction and
consequently a necessity to the salva
tion of the world, 1 he bouse of ttod
is more important to in even than onr
own homes. If a man should wait un
til he has paid for his own home before
he helps to build a church and every
other man should follow his example,
uo chinches would ever be built. Ihe
house of God is a necessity to the
safety of society aud especially, for the
preservation of the strength of Repub
I be house of Ctod sets up self gov
ernment in one's own heart aud such a
man need not tho fores of law to pro
vent him from disobedience. Such a
man is the legitimate product of the
house of God.
The home of God contributes more
than any other one institution to the
value of real estate and hence if all the
preachers in all tho churches were to
abandon this city, and the church
buildings were to be locked up or
turned into busines houses, aud as a
consrqeence there should be no more
prayer meetings and uo more Sunday
schools and no more Christian agencies
for the betterment of society, the peo
ple of Scranton would soon wish to dis
pose of their property for half its pres
IT REQUIRES MONEY.
The houss of Ool cannot be built
withont money, and it requires sacri
fices and self denial to build churches.
No money can be better iuvested than
in this way. Onr class here is yet
small and financially week. Since we
have only been here a short time we
need the help of our outside friends and
fissure them that we mean to do them
good. At 7.30 o'clock services were
Bishop Sanford will dedicate a church
at Lock Haven tonight and at Cedar
ville. 111., on Sunday next.
The great peoplo of this country who
accomplish so much in the affairs of life
have the peculiar fashion of executing
whatever may come to them in the line of
action on the spot. There is that pile of
Harper's, Prank Leslie's, McClure's, He
view of Heviews, North American, Cen
tury, etc., that you have read. They are
a joy forever, byt not a thing of beauty.
Our Mr. Pchwpncker can transform them
so that they will become the brightest and
handsomest volumes in your library As
soon as you read this will you not get all
the numbere together, before they are lost
or soiled, aud bring them to Tm. Tribi nk
bindeiv A few cents will give you some
beautiful books that will take tho place of
those rough and ragged magazines.
The Myst-ry Explained.
"A Study in Scarlet," that you've talked
of so long, will be explained in full tomorrow.
Are worth going a long distance to
see. No such collection can be
found nearer than New York or
Philadelphia, and then it is not sur
passed iu the matter ot unique and
exclusive designs, or richness,
dulotiuess and delicacy of mate
rial. In a word, our Curtain stock
this fall reaches our highest ideal
of what is should be, aud cannot
fail to meet the approval of the
most refined and artistic tastes.
Yet all this does not mean high
prices. On the contrarv.the values
we now offer are submitted for
your inspection. Of course, we' ve
every make, and among them will
be fouud tho very cbcicest CTeu
tlonsin Brussels, Irish Point,Swiss,
Nottingham and other Lace Goods;
also the New Suowllske Swiss,
with Mil: Stripe in cunt rusting
colors. Also full lines of Silk
Stripes, Tapestries, etc., made to
I HILL & CONNELL I
Muslo Boxes Exclusively.
Best made. Play any desired numbor of
tunes. Ouutschi ,v Soub., manufacturers,
1080 Chestnut street, Philadelphia. Won
derful orchestrial orgaus, only S5 and $10.
Specialty: Old music boxes carefully re
paired and improved with new tunes.
THEY FILL THE BILL.
Wo have thu most complete assortment of
Men's KurnishiiiK Ooods that ever appealed
10 the eye or to the t,tu- Some of our now
shades and designs in Ties are especially at
tractive. They are selling at UKUi-es wiiid
give you uo soottM fur teisig without all sort
of slzos aud styles.
205 Lackawanna Avenua.
Dr. Hill & Son
Pet teotb, J.1.50: best set, J8; for gold caps
and teeth without plates, called crown and
bridge work, call for prices and referenoes.
TONAI.UIA. ror extracting teeth without
pain. No ether. No gas.
OVEK FIKST NATIONAL RANK.
For Furniture, Etc.
119 FRANKLIN AVENUE
Have you ever Huntington triec
For oysters stewed or oyster;
At Lackawanna avenue 413
You'll find the nicest you have
Open Until Midnight.
Monday-Special Discount Day
33 PER CENT.
Will be allowed in our Cloak and
This is no fake sale but a gen
uine sacrifice in price for today's
M. BROWN'S BEE HIVE
224 LACKAWANNA AVENUR