The Scranton tribune. (Scranton, Pa.) 1891-1910, January 26, 1894, Page 5, Image 5

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Caledonians Coumieuurate ite Aanlvenarj
of Distinguished Poets Birch.
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Norrman& Moore
120 Wyoming Avenue
Colonel Filzsimmons' Eloquent Trib
ute to the Memory of Robert Burns.
Other Toasts Responded to by Rev.
Dr. McLeod, dudpe Edwards, W. T.
Smith, Professor Phillips, Captain
Morris and John Peacock Inspir
ing Music.
.08 Penn Avo.
A. B.
Cut in Ladies',
Misses and Chil
dren's All-wool
See Them in our
Bargain Window.
415 Lacka. Avenue.
Wall Papers,
Window Shades,
Mattings, Rugs, etc.
127 Wyoming Ave.
The bartenders will hold their annual
ball iu Turner hall on February 6.
TUe sals of geaU for "kobin Hood'' will
open a: the Academy box otilce tkisiuorn
tug. Mrs. K. J. Beamish and daughter, "or"
otby, returned yesterday from a visit to
Pittston friends.
Theyoupg ladles of the first Presbyte
rian church nerved tea to their many
friends last evening.
The officers of Ieuteunnt Bin S. (jrif
Cu pott, No. 139, Grand Army of the Ke.
public, will be installed tomorrow uight
r. J. Amsdeu will be the installing of
tl :er.
Hon. 3. C. Harvey, of Luzerne county:
Boo. William K. lick, of Moscow; Hon.
John Kuhlbach, of Honesdale; Senator
James Koouey, of Susquehanua county,
and (i. H. Seaman, of iiouesdale, were lu
the city yesterday.
All ladies Interested and those who wish
to join are requested to attend a meeting
of the Ladiee' Auxiliary of the Kailroad
department Young Men's t'hristinu asso
(iatiou at 66 Lackawanna avenue this
afternoon at 3 o'clock.
A meeting of the ladies' committee of
"The Escape from Libby ' entertainment
will bu held at the Voting Women's Chris
tian association rooms at X o'clock tomor
row afternoon, instead of 4 o'clock, as
previously announced. It isoecessary that
every member be present.
Dr. I.evin Irving Handy delivered his
Interesting lecture, "The Road to Vic
tory," at the Elm Park church last even
ing. Prior to the lecture MW ladies of the
church served supper, which was enjoyed
by a large number or persons. Dr.
Handy lecture was reported at. consider
able length In Tm TjuBBKI When he de
Jivred it duriug the teachers' institute
last fall.
Thomas Langan died at bis home at
Hunker Hill yesterday morning at
o'clock. He is survived by I'. '. Langan,
Dunmore: T, J, Langan, of Tobyhaiina;
Andrew Laogan, M. L. I.iingan, of Knn
(as City; Mrs. Michael McDonnell, Dun
more; Mrs. Neil O'Hoyle. of Olyphant;
Airs. A. J. Barrett, of the South Side, Mrs.
P. .1. Mcllnle. Misses Hannah and Eliza
Langan, of Banker Hill. The funeral will
be held tomorrow at 3 p. in. Intermout
in Dunmore Catholic cemetery.
State Board of Pardons Recommends
That On Be Inusd to Him
A letter wan received yesterday by
Attorney R. J.Bearniah from the secre
tary of thi state botrd of pardons in
forming him that John Sheridan had
been recommended for a pardon.
Sheridan whs a member of the fam
ous dead line gang of Dllevu and
about six years ago wiu convicted, with
a companion named Fitzpatrick. of
bavins committed a highway robbery
on the person of Patrick Winn. Both
were sentenced to ten years Imprison
ment by Judge Hand. For more than
a year Attorney Beamish has baeu
working for a pardon for Slierid m and
the matter to tin board of pardons
several time.
Mr. Beamish alio received ltiforma
tion to the effect that the matter of a
pardon for Wallace Snow, whom be re
presented, had been held under indorse
ment by the board. Snow was con
victed of complicity in the robbery of
Spencer's pay office at Dunmore and ou
May U, 1892 wis sentenced to three
years imprisonment in the eastern peni
tentiary. The Fisk Sings.
The Umuinal. Company Comes This
Time. Loudin is with Tiikh. It is won
derful music Wild, weird, soul stirring.
Tickets are 50 cents at V. M. C, A. "
The name of Burin. There is none
more dear or more inspiring to the true
son of Scotia than that of the gifted
bard of Ayr, who first saw the light of
day amid the tugged Ayrshire hill 188
years ago. Last night the sturdy sons
of Scotland of this city, who are bound
together as the Scratiton Caledonian
club, gathered at the Wyoming to cel
ebrate the birth of "r u greatest poet
that ever sprang fiotu le bosom of the
paoplt, and lived an t died iu an linin
ble oondition."
Tno Caledonians invited n numborof
their friend to participate in the fes
tivites, and by all the name of Robert
Bums, the inspired "poet of humanity''
was fitly toasted and honored.
Burns is the triiusc-nde;it literary
genius of Scotland. He possessed the
highest literary tiuailitie, combining
the easiest negligence of stylo and the
highest finish. Exquisite tenderness
and humor that is ut once broad, re
filled ami delicate permoate his writ
ings He had a tine preception of
natural beaut and an exalted ideal of
patriotism, as is manifested in some of
the bursts of patriotism iu bis poel&l
of a heroic strain.
The bat. que t with wltichfjthe Cale
donian club commemorated the antii-
I verssry of bis birth loot night was
rr red in the main dining hall of the
j Wyoiuiug. Many of the members of
the club were attired in full 'highland
costume, gtviug the gathering a pio
tnreique appearauce. At 9 4 the bau- -qneters
filed into the dlnmg room and
seated themselves at prettily decorated
James B. Skeocb formerly opened
the banquet and requested liev. Jiituel
McL-o t, D. D , pastor of the First
Prebytariau church, to say grace. Mr,
Skeoch then called upon John Pirle to
recite Bums' nddres. "Tae the Ung
uis." as a prelude to the banquet. Ha
did so with dramatic etf-ct. The
splendid menu provided by Landlord
White was immediately afterward at
tacked and dl t with vigor. Those
who surrounded the tables were :
Kev. Dr. .lames McLeod, Seuutor and
.Mrs. M. E, McDjuald. Judge and Mrs. II
M. Edwards, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Wilcox,
Mr. and Mrs. lieorge W, Phillips,
i aptaiu and Mrs. James Molr, Mr. and
Mrs. Lindsay McMilllan, Mr. and Mrs.
Alexander Tnrnbnll. Mr. and Mrs. David
McDonald, Mr. and Mrs. Johu Nelson, Mr
and Mrs. Kobt. Cranston, Mr. and Mrs.Robt.
McKetiua, Mr. and Mrs. William McMil
lan. Mr and Mrs. V. J. Peacock, Mr. aud
Mr. Thomas GremmllL Mr. and M.-a. vr.
Dole, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Harvey, Mr.
nnd Mrs. John Koss, Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Bank ... Mr. aud Mrs. Wal
lace Kennedy. Mr. aud Mrs. McMillan,
Colonel F.J. Pltieimmona, W. T. smith,
Prothonotary C'.E Pryor.James B Skeoch,
Thduiiis Henderson, CaDtain B. E. Morris,
Frank Baiter. Dr Murrnv. Dr. Fultou.
I Napoleon Nothacker, James Callahan,
I Ale Dunn, jr., John Simpson, Joseph
Denning, J. S. luglij, Armeau Motas,
' James Skeoch, sr., Thomas Barrow
I man, J. J. Alexander, Mr. Rus
sell, Robert Wilson. W. liaydeu
I F.vaus, Robsrt Molr, John Molr. Robert
f Bushuell. D. Duliigg, Thomas Hazleton.
John MrMillian. Joseph Denning, Thomas
Jeffrey, Robert Stuarr, William Picket, A.
Brvdeu, A.Ramsey, J. McMillian.
Mrs. Albert Chausves, Misses Helen
Moir. Julia Allen, Peacock Harvey, Mc
Crarken. Maggie Henderson, Jessie Sgeoth,
Nellie Marttel.
Before the speech making began
Mis Julia Allen rendered a medley of
Scotch airs on the piano. Brief but
eloquent introductory remarks were
made by the chief of the club, James
B. Skeoch, following which the Cale
dor.ian Oiee party sung Barns' song
"There Was a Lad Was Born in Kyle,"
with splendid effect.
Captain James Moir was introduced
as toss' muster of the evening by Mr
skeosli and was given a hearty wel-
corns, in accepting tne duties or nis
oftice the toast master paid a tribute to
i the genius of Mr. Burns, aud then
called upon Colonel F. J. Fttzstmmons
to respond to the toast "Tho Memory
of Burns." The. eloquent colonel evoked
i a storm of applause. He spoke as fol
lows ;
Mr. Chairman, Ladiasand Gentlemen
The custom of annually assembling in so
cial ommunion and by song and speech
commemorate the memory of some en
nubiing .ndividual whose life made man
kind happier, is Indeed b"autlful and com
mendable. Every nation has its hero
which it delights to honor. Tonight we
meet to pay tribute to one who touched
the heart strings of the human family by
putting in undvitig verse the choicest and
sweetest sentiments that the mind of mnu
has ever conceived. Iu undertaking to add
a (lower to the wreuth which humanity
has woven around the inspiring name of
Bobby Burns. I will be brief. I will not
attempt to analyze his poetic productions,
nor consider his place In the world of lit
erature. Timo has placed the seal of Im
mortality upan his mitclile-s stanzas and
assigned him a distinguished place among
the children of the Muse. He was greater
than bnrd and mose than poet. His fame
does not alone resiupon being the great
est lyric writer of any age or clime. True
he won his sudden popularity and musical
distinction as the author of the most soul
stirring lines that gonitis has given to an
appreciative universe. Yet his most ex
quisite song hut feebly reflected tho mug
namity or his noble nature. The bard of
Avon and the hard of Ayr belonged to
what was trrinod the common people-the
peasantry and neither ever denied his an
cestry or fell victims to the emiles of
royalty. The one glorified him who would
not "bend the pregnant hinges of the
knee that thrift might follow fawning,"
and the other re-rchoea the seotimeut
when he said "a man's a mau for n that."
H was endowed with comprehensive
and liberal views. Probably In advance
of his environments. He loved his fellow
man and all of Clou's creatures, even to a
lowly mottse. He cultivated an apprecia
tion of what he found true and etneere.
fie extended the same consideration to the
man of intelligence and honesty, wheu he
found him clothed in homespun, as to him
wno was bedecked with the Bneriesof roy
alty. He was proof against education.
His nudden fame and the regal recep ious
tendered him wheu b-- first visited EUn.
bnrgn did not disturb him or
vanity. Tho great mastersof thought and
celebreties of education, who then
dorned the famous and historic university
met him only to be charm nl by his wealth
of knowledge and edifl td by his marvelous
conversation. What a i;rand tribute to
gemusf Robertson, the dl-tiuguished his.
loiitnt Biair, the finished rhetoricians
Stewart, the f am. us author of Moral
Philosophy; Dr. Adam Sunt!', the re
Downed political economist; Erskin, the
U eaiest advocate ot his generation, and
others scarcely less eminent, nil doing
h. iiigo to tho son of a bumble farmer,
himself a ploughmau. With all these
attentions ha remained plain Bobhy
He sympathized with the oppressed of
every laud and nbhored a government
that circumscribed the rights of the In
dividual. We tlad him approving those
who rebelled agaiust imperial rule is
France, and again proposlug a toast to
Washington when the sentiment offered
was William Pitt.
No one ever had a more nfl'nctionate
heart. It was enduring aud comtant. The
annals of courtship; the history of affec
tion; or the archives of sentiment do not
record a more touohing incident than his
sad parting with the stucere hearted
Argylelas- -Highland Mary. His tribute to
the memory of Lord Qleucalrn the onlv
member of the Scottish peerage whoever
befriended bim is unsurpassed in beauty
of thought and tenderness of expression.
His kneeling and kissing the sod over the
grave pi his charming predecessor in song
Fwigusson is t quailed only in venera
tion for gretnes- by Cicero's visit to tho
lust resting place of Archiuoda in u Syr
aouseau cemetery.
What was good iu Scotia's favorite son
bus made the World better. His sons
bave brought cheer to the people of every
clime. They have been by the children of
the Nile; they have been warbled aloug
the beautiful blue Danube; they have been
heard iu the huts of the majestic St. Law
rence. Everywhere under the broad
dome of heaven where the beacon light ot
civilization shines, tho melodies of Burns
have driven away sorrow. May they con
tiuue to be sung until the dnrk clouds of
sectarianism breaks the buuilgbt of liber
ality pourmg through mage the people of
the whole earth
"Shall bo brothers for a' that."
Mis Wallace Kennedy sang "Caller
On" in tine voice, and Senator M. 12
McDjnald was asked to respond to the
toast, "The President of the United
Stales." He said that when wo honor
the president we hut honor ourselves,
for it is the people In the exercise of
their sovereign power who make and uu
make presidents, Robert U inkin sang
"The Star Spangled Banner," and then
John Poacocl; spoke about "Scotland,
the L ml of Our Birth." There is no
sentiment that uppeals so strongly to
Scotchmen, he said,, as patriotism,
.and when a Scotchman says he is proud
of his noble country, everybody must
admit that he has something to be
proud of. It is not everyone who can
boast of having a couutry that was
never conquered.
"Scots' wha Hs,e," the national song
of Scotland, was sung by the Ciledonian
Clue party. The next speaker intro
duced by the toastnuster was William
T. Smith, who was aske 1 to siy soms
thing about "Americi aud Hsr Scot
tish Citizsns."
He said that if be is not eligible at a
member of the Culedoaiau club he
could at least join paying tribute to
that sweet singer, the post of the com
mon people Robert Burns. Taming
to a consideration of this conntry Mr.
Smith said It is possible that God might
crate abetter country than the United
States, but he was thoroughly eon
vinced he never did. The government
is the best that tho hum iu mind has
devised. Locally, the sons of Scotland
have done a wonderful work and havi
made their impresr on public affrirs
In closing the speaker p it I n tributo to
the worth of James Archbald, sr., who
was born in the village where Burns
first saw the light of the day; Thomas
Dickson, George Dickson,- James Dick
son, William Connll, Alexan ler
Turnbull, Robert McRenna aud James
"The Scottish Pulpit" drew forth a
response from Rsv. Dr. McLeod. "Le
gal Lore" was dwelt upm by Judge
H. M. Edwards, and "Education and
Our Educators" by Profetsor G. W.
Phillips. "The Press" was the last
toast on the list, Captain B. E. Morris
Musical numbers rendered were
"Annie Laurie," Miss C. Peacock;
"Within a Mile o' Endlnboro Toon,"
Mrs. James Cranston; "Battle of Ster
ling," Lindsay MoMJlllsO; "The High
land Fest," John McMillian; "Hail
to the C ief," Caledonian Glee party.
M is Julia Allen recited ","
and the banquet closel with the sing
ing "Auld Lang Syne."
rot II of them COUPONS, pr
II td at Hie Tribunn 'OfBuc. oor-im'f-
iVrui aveiiui' HUtl feprucu street,
(tiilitlei the huliler to till the prlv
)l'.'UCfi of thu iinpui'iillcled offer
for iUt i Uniting popular book
niufiiig our reader. 1 he oflVrft inudu
by The Tribune Qinuugeuieut are
iid follow:
Consideratioo of the license O.'diuauce Inde
finite; Postponed.
According to the Rulas of Council No
Similar Ordinance Can Be Intro
duced at This Session Mr. Davits
Light War.
an Ordinance Taxing
Retail Merchants Mr.
Revives the Electric
Their was a qnietus put on the ordi
nance for taxing Pol-s at last night's
meeting of common council When
the name of the license committe was
read and that committee failed to re
port Mr. Duhigg moved that the ordi
nance for taxing poles bu takeu from
tho committee, and this was done and
a motion that further consideration be
indeliiiitely postponed prevailed.
The street railway ordinances that
had been amended in select council,
compelling tho company to build Its
lines inside of two years were read,
and the action of select council con
curred in. Mr. Thomas, of the streets
an I bridges committee, reported favor
ably on the ordinance for grading
Qreon Ridge nnd Marion streets. They
came up in regular order mid passed
two reudings.
Mr. McDonnell presented an ordi
nance for the re-removal of the electric
light In the Third ward, It was re
ferred to the committee with instruc
tions to visit tho loculity.
Mr, Duhigg presented a resolution
granting the council chambers to the
civil service commission on forthe pur
pose of holding an examination.
Mr. Davis introduced an ordinance
taxing transit retail merchants iu the
city of Scratiton.
The urdiuanc providing forthe in
crease of rent in Lumberlaud Hose
house passed first and second reading.
These ordinances passed on third
reading: Transferring $25 from appro
prialion for Carbou street bridge to
Seventh ward street repairs; making it
a misdemeanor to erect sharp pointed
picket fences iu the city of Scranton,
the line being ifHiO. Mr. Duhigg iu
discussing the ordinance eaid that it
should be followed by another ordin
anca making all picket I -nee a unit
auces, lie stated that during the re
cent cold snap he knew of several
people who had been injured, and
some day the city would wake up and
flud a large suit for damages on its
hands. On the passage of the ordin
ance Mr. McDonnell refused to vote
and Mr. Howe was the member who
voted negative.
The ordinance transferring money
from appropriation for paving inter
section of Ltckawanna and Washing
ton avenues to maintenance of electric
light in the N'inth ward and the ordiu
ance passed finally.
Mr. Nealis caliod up the ordinance
providing for a lateral sewer in the
rourteenin warj. lie moved to go
Into committee of the whole for the
purpose of amendment. Mr. Davies
who was in the chair. Captuia Moir
having gone to the Burns banquet,
called Mr. Robathan to preside. Mr.
N'ealis' amendments were adopted and
the ordinance was referred for print
The ordinance providing for o in
struction of lateral sewers on Siltx,
Mineral, Carbon and Gordon streets,
passed third reading, as did Mr. Gold
en's ordinance for grading William
street. Mr. Williams called up an or
dinance for lateral sewers in the Seven
teenth ward. The ordinance moving
for construction of main sewer in the
Fourteenth sewer district also passed
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Nsllls JcuiQR, of Koitt Township
Wauls a Olvorct)
Testimony was taken before Judge
Archbuld in chambers last evening iu
the divorce cane of Mrs. Nellie Jacques
against Winlield Jicques.
Mrs. Jacques is a prepossessing young
woman who resides In Scott township.
In February, 18U1, at the earnest re
quest of Wlufield Jncqn?s she con
sented to change her name from Nellie
Scott to Mrs. Jacques,
On April 1 following their marriage
Jaflqnel deserted his wife aud his pres
ent whereabouts ere unknown
Mrs. Jacques desires to again assume
the name oi Scott.
Many Ccrantonlans Visit tbe Lake Dally
and Bijoy ths Fin Ios.
The emootne ice which now covers
Lake Ariel attracts many persons from
this vicinity and every day tne glassy
surface is covered with stetars aud ios
botts Although the placid lake, stir
rounded by its innumerable cool and
sequestered nooks, presents a delight
ful summer scene, there is not ttie
fascination about it that characterize
its Winter garb, and lovers of outdoor
winter sports cannot find a more con
genial place to spend an afternoon or
evening than by gliding along it
frozen bosom, nor more pleasant music
can be heard than the ring of the steel
runners as one glides along, ore a thi tig
the bracing winter air.
Any person wishing to spend an
afternoon and evening at Ariel can do
so by taking tbe afternoon train on tho
Erie He Wyoming Vullev railroad
whirh lenves scranton ut 8:80, and re
turning leave the laka at about 8 30
234 Wyoming Avenue.
(.luenuev Bros, have leased the store at
224 Wyoming avenue, where they will lo
rute on April 1st and will coutiutie their
wholesale and retail business of selling
plauos aud orgaus uf the best makes.
clerk aud clerk to the chief of police,
and providing for '.their appointment
and fixing their salaries, passed first
second readings. An ordinance provid
ing for purchase of a horse for Nay
Aug Hose company passed third read
Peno Avenue Church the Scene of a
Flsasact Evsntrg.
The Young fteoplt'i Society Chris
tian E ideiivor of the Puu avenue
Baptist cnnrcQ gave au iulertaiuiueut
iu the lecture room of the cburcu last
The programme opened with a piano
duet by Misses Bartholomew und
Smith The next number was a solo,
"The Dream of M-morv," by Miss
Josie Riehards, who rendered it in a
very pi -using manner. The Second
Presbyterian church orch-'Stra rend
ered a very pleasing number, after
which Misses Grace and Anna Rose
sang a duet entitled "Laud of the
Swallow" in their usual excellent mau
Edwin Williams. Fred. Koehler and
Frank Filmoro gave a composite dscla
mation, responding to uu encore. Two
members of the orchestra, Mls Clara
Long, violin, Mis Smith, piano, ren
dered a fine selection.
A fifteen niiuuto social followed a
few remarks by the president, Mr.
The second part of the programme
was opened by the orsbeatra, after
which Watson Browning gave a numer
ous recitation, entitled "A Spelling
School," which created much laughter.
After a telection by the orchestra
brought the entertainment to a close.
A Large Bind Auiie ,oa D lighted by
ArtUtlo Violin Playing.
List Evening Theodora Hetnberger,
assisted by Alls Emma Conrad gave a
most delightful instrumental and
vocal concert in the Young Mens
uhristiHu association hall.
Mr. Hemherger is, comparatively, a
stranger to Scrantouians and It must
have been very gratifying to him to
have been greeted, on his initial nu
pearanee by such a lurge audience. Be
sides being an artistic ptrforuier Mr.
Hemberger i u composer of much ex
cellence, as was shown in his noclune
aue caprice, for piano aud "Them art
mine all" "Die Roen Bluehen" for the
Miss Conrad sung in must excellent
style a number of selections among
which was Cavatina, from "II Trova
tore. Probably the violin solo, Czirdas, by
Htibay was the most appreciated of the
violin rendition. Mr. Hemberger's
bowing is extremely artistic, and his
playing last evening pleased bit hear
ers and stamped him us u violinist of
remarkable ability and finish.
It Will E Handsomely Illustrated by
Photogravures and Half Tone Cuts.
A number of busi ess men of the
city are under the impression that tbe
book of Stranton which The
is about to issue is au individual enter
prise. This is not so. the management of
the ThiiiUNk: desires to announce that
it is responsible for the book, which
will be by far the most elaborate pic
torial work ever published in Scranton.
The principal public and private build
ings will be illustrated by photograv
ures. The book will also coutain half
tone copper etchings of the leading
professional and business mm of the
city, together with brief sketches of
their lives. It will give strangers a
good idea of the resources aud business
iuttrests of Scranton, and will be an
admirable advertisement to &3tid to
manufacturing concerns that contem
plate cjmtug hsre.
E, C. Fuller Passes Away Peicefully at Bis
Monroe Avenue Hoar.
Matters That Attracted the Attention
Higher Branch Members,
A special meeting of select council
was held lust eveuing
The following communication was
I most respectfully return withont my
approval file or select council, No. 59, pro
viding for the grading of Tenth street be
tween Fellows aud Hampton streets.
First Because there is no release given
to the city by the property gvwners ownlug
property abutting on the str et named;
and secondly, because 1 believe that it is
unjust that the city should bear the ex
peuse of grading this street when in all
previous similar cases tbe cost has been
borne by the properties abutting on the
streets so benefitted.
Yours Very Hespoclfully,
W. L. Con.nsll, Mayor.
The second communication was read
as follows:
lu conaidaration of the fact that the
property owners owing property abnttiug
on Tenth street have signed a releuse ex
empting the city from any damage which
might accrue to their properties by the
opening Of Tenth street, I desire to with
draw my communication of tho liOih
inst., disapproving of tile of select council,
No. 50, I8INS, and to approve of the said or
dinance. Yours very respectfully,
Yt. L. CoRXtLL, Mayor.
The foregoing communications were
ordered filed and the ordiuanco ordered
returned to the mayor. A couimuni
cation from the oitv solicitor was read
suggi sting to councils that the street
commissioner be directed to sever all
newer connections on Leo alley sower
made by peraons who have failed or
refused to pity their sewor assessments.
The matter was referred to the judic
iary committee.
A resolution was approved directing
that no Im movements of any nature
be made nor money expended on any
street net properly accented by the
city. .
Action was indefinitely postponed by
advice of City Solicitor J H. Tory oh
the ordinance providing for a reassess
meut ot cost ot paving Madison avenue
from Linden to Gibson ttreets.
An ordinance providing for the va
cating of the Drinker turnpike be
tween the north line of John T. Por ter's
property and Washington avenue
passed first and second readings. An
otdiuance creating the offices of mayor,
secretary, two clerks to the city con
troller, two clerks to the city treasurer,
a N'Maot city dilator, assistant city
Tho pictures which have excited tho ad
miration ot so many people may bo had ut
Tub Tumi t. office tnilay. The demand
was so great that the supply was ex
hausted, but a tbousnud ure BOW ready
for distribution.
JANUARY 26, 1894.
Your choice of throe beautiful
pioturea, "Telephone Giri," "De
tirerihg Christmas Presents''
aud "Maidens Swiuging." Send
by mail or nicsseuger or bring
coupons like this of three differ
ent dates, with 10 eeuls, statup9
or coiu, to
Cor. Peun Ave. and Spruce St.
He Was One of the Foremost of Poli
ticians and Business Men of the
City and Had Been Identified with
the Interests of Scranton and the
Wyoming Valloy All His Life-Sketch
of His Life.
E. C. Fuller, one of the veteran bdsi
neas men of theciiy of Scranton, and
the Wyoming Valley, died at S 10
o clock hint evening, at his homo on
Monroe avenue, after a protruded III
ue Mr. Puller had been ailing for
some time past, but for the past seven
weeks his condition was much worse,
and duriug the latt threw weeks he was
confiusd to his bud. The lust twenty
four hours of his life were spent in un
conciousness. Death wu due to heart
In November last Mr. Fuller went to
Philadelphia aud entered a hospital
where he was treated by Dr. Pepper.
After returning home he felt much
better and considered hi health much
Improved. He is survived by three
sous, Charles R, Elwurd L., aud
James A Fuller. His wife, Mrs. Ful
ler, preceded him In death by one year,
Edward Cuarlos Fuller was born nt
Wyoming, Luz-rne couity, Juue 8,
lb!!Q He was e luo ite I in the Wyom
lug seminary und when he had com
pleted his education he learned the
rope malting irade with his father, and
afterward acted as saleimun for his
father's wares throughout this section
of the state. After acting as salesman
for u couple of years, Mr, Fuller went
to Baltimore, Md , where for two
years he ws clerk at Bar
urn's hotel. theu one of the
leading hostt-lrietof the south. K;turu -
ing home he stalled pharmacv undtr
Dr. Throop und was later associated
with the doctor, as partner iu the drug
biumess. J he partnership w dis
solved and Mr. r ull-r opened a drug
store in Hawley in 1831 In 18o'.' he
removed to Scranton again and has
since resided here. In the stme year
he embarked in the drug business at 303
Lsckawanua avenue under tbe firm
name of L S and E. C.Euller, continuing
at the same stand until four years ago.
In I860 be was elected school controller,
which position he occupied a nil in bri
ef years, beiag treasurer of the board
for some time.
On May 16, 1381. Mr, Fuller took
charge of the Scranton p.ntofhce, be
ing President Garfielu's appoin tee. He
continued in lus official poal tion under
President Arthur, und was eucceeded
by D. W. Connolly, lu 1390 he was
elected city usi-sor, retiring in 1893,
but remaining in the office as clerk to
the present board. Mr Fuller was u
director aud treasurer of the LscIm
wauaa hospital since its organiz ition,
nnd was president of the Dunmore
Cemetery association since it was or
ganized. He was also one of the char
ter member of the First Presayteriau
Mr. Fuller wai a man who always
had a kind word for his fallow men
and was of a jovial and compmionable
nature, lie always took an active in
terest in politits and was amoug the
foremost leaders of the Republican
Mr. Fuller ws united iu marriage to
Miss Helen Rtiihven, of Wyoming, on
Jan. , 1849.
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i curtain:
t Are worth going a long distnncet o
see. No such collection can be I
m found nearer than New York tr g
I Philadelphia, and then H Is not sur- g
i passed in the matter of unique and
1 exclusivo designs, or richness, g
daiutinei-s aud delicacy of mate- g
Sria). In a word, our Curtain stock g
, this fall reaches our highest ideal g
g ot what is should be, end cannot g
S fail to rmet the spproval of the g
2 moat refined aud artistic tastes, g
S ei nil this iloev not mean high S
S puces, (.in the contrary.the values &
8 we now offer are submitted for &
S your inspection. Of course, we' ve S
m every make, aud among tbem will S
m he found the veiy choicest crea- S
S lions in Urussels. Irish Poiut, Swiss, S
m Nottingham and othei Lace Hoods: S
slso the New Unowflake Hwlss.
with Mlk Stripe iu contrasting
colors. Also full lines of Silk
i-tnpis. Tapestries, etc., mace to
In a List cf Five Thousanl Poatomcej
H- Falls to Locate Oaly Faurtssu.
Q orge Schultz, jr , returned yester
day from Harrisburg. where on Tues
day he took the annual examination
required of railway postal employes.
The examination was conducted by
Chief Clerk Frederick Gore.
Mr. Schultz passed 11 brilliant exam
ination, failing to locate but fourteen
postotUces in a list ot 0,000 on which he
was examlued. This examination usu
ally requires six hours time, but Mr.
Schultz completed it iu four nours and
forty minutes.
He has been a postal clerk on lbs
Delaware, Lackawauna and Western
railroad between this city and North
umberland for the post four years.
His home is in the Tenth ward of this
Detroit Erse Pre Says It Has tfuoh In
genuity of Plot.
Tickets are selling very rapidly for
the niuatuer production of "The
Escape from Libhy," which will be
produced at tho Academy of Music
next Tuesday and Wednesday evenings
for the benefit of the Board of Associ
ated Charities.
Regarding the plav. the Detroit Free
Press says: " 'The Eicape from Libby'
is a drama of much ingenuity of plot,
intense iu its heart, interest and thril ling
in it climaxes. Koscoi Whit
man's Harry Estes is virile, rxUDly, in
tense, winning in triumphs without un
worthy device aud holding steadily to
the highest plan of artistic ends ivor. ' "
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We have the most complete assortment of
Ien' Furnishing Hoods that ever appeal:. J
to the eye or to the taste, borne of our new
Hiudei and designs iu Tien aie etpeda&V at
tractive. They are selling st figures which
give you no ueuse for being without all so: ;i
of Hie and styles,
205 Lackawanna Avenuj
Dr. Hill & Son
Ths Popular Qtrman Comsdian De
lights a Uood S d Houis.
There was a good sized nudience at
the Academy of Music last evening
whon Charles T. Ellis presented "Count
Caspar. " Mr. Ellis' singing was admir
able, and hi numerous solos were en
thusiastically enc red
The supporting coinpauy was first
class. Miss Florie O'Brien and little
Mai tie Qrier captured the audience by
their remarkably clever aud intelligent
acting. The production was first class
lu every respect.
For Sal at a Bargain.
Two 80-foot quartered oak counters, one
25-foot quartered oak wall case, one 12
foot show case, live oak tables and chairs,
and all other furuiture in the store at 'i'ii
Wyoming avenue, Y. M. C. A. buildiug.
Inquire at Frank Muyer's office.
FULLER Edward C. Fuller. Jan. 23,1694.
I-'tiueral Saturday, Jan. HTJat 2 o'clock p.
ui. lroin his late residence, S4j Monroe
avenue. Relatives aud friends luvited.
Interment private.
Best Sets of Teeth, $8. OO
Including the painless extracting
ot teeth by au entirely uew pi j-
S. C. Snyder, D.D.S.
Motofthe Oricmal Company Will Be
Here Tuefdty.
A good m my people think they have
heard the Fisk singers whonev r heard
them nt all, us one or two former mem
bers of the organization have started
up "jubilee singers'' of their own.
The company which will be here next
Tuesday evening, however, has in it six
of the members who made the famous
tour of the world, aud the reports of
their concert work in neighboring
cities are full of praisi. Tbe Young
Men's Christian association committee
are encouraged at the interest already
manifested by the demand for seats.
Beudleston ft Woera's and Ba'.lantlne'i
Alee are the best. K. J. VVaLsb, agent, 81
Lackawauna avenn.
Mn Joseph LoWMfttlO has bought Mr.
Thomas fiancke's drug store, at the cor
ner of Wa-hington avenue nud Spruce:
street. Mr. Lowenherg is a graduate of
the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy of I
ten years' experience. The store will be
kept well stocked with pure drug, niedi
dnejt, perfumery, toilet and fsucy rti-
olei Physician prescription and family
recipes carefully compouudd. ,
Mter Swearing Off
How man v have taken vows of absti
nence with the birth of the new year is
perhaps hard to estimate, but we now
know that such efforts are futile against
Inveterate habit, a habit which has become
a disease. There was a time when it
wi uld hnve been easy to quit, but having
neglected to do so the habit continued un -ill
DJ the constant or fnqnent use of the
poison there was forced a change in the
nervous system which made it uot only
possible to drink, but necessary. Then
you could drink a good deal and uot seem
to get drunk, but you also found it neces
sary, to keep yon feeling gnod and you
"craved liquor'' because you had become
diseased. Now that swoanug off doe no
good and the pledge enn't be kept, go and
make your resolution good for all tune by
taking treatment at the Keeley institute,
T2H Madison avenue. Sranton, Pa.
Set terth. JJ..W; best set, 9s: for po'.J caps
aiut teeth Witliuut rlates. called crown an-1
bridge wot k, call lor prices snJ refereaoa.
TON ALlllA, for extracting teeth without
pain. No ether. 2fogSS.
For Furniture, Etc.
Have you ever Huntington tried
For oysters stewed or oysters
At Lackawanna avenue 413
You'll find the nicest you have
Open Until Midnight.
Por Pont We wil1 allow 2s Per
LU lUl Uulll. cent, discount on all
nicpnimt saes n our dak'
UIOUUUIII Fur and Millinery De
partment before taking inventory.
Dr. Jaeger's Woolen Underwear, etc. (slightly imper
fect), we will allow a discount of 15 per cent. The
above are bona fide offers and our patrons should not
fail to take advantage of them.