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THE SCR ANTON TRIBUNE FRIDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 23. 1894.
LIVE NEWS OF
The Sciunton Tribune's Plttston de
partment is in charge of J. M. Fahy, to
whom news items and complaints may be
AN EXCITING FOOT RACE.
Two Sprlattrt Strumrls for Supremacy
on tht Bridge.
E. Q. Lynch nnd Joiiu J. Donnelly,
of the Niagara Engiue couipauy, in
dulged in a sprintlug match yosterday
afternoon, greatly to the edification of
n large bust of their admirers.
The race was run at 4:80 o'clock and
took pi 105 on the Water sirjut bridge,
The distance was 100 yard. Lynch
cave Donnelly five yards start. Jake
Pflllgstou was starter and s?nt the men
off In good thane. The race was hotly
contested up to the last tw.nty-tive
yards, when by a huronloau effort on
the part of Donnelly Us broke the
tring ten yards iu advance of Lynch.
At th slots of the raee the victor
ami vanquished with their friends re
paired to the coupany's rooms on
Water street whsro a few hours' ioliti
catiou wa indulged in.
THE NINTH WARO CASE.
Court Orders th Ballot Box Placid In
the Custody of the Prothoaotnry,
The p)titiou of Thomas J Corcoran,
the def-ated candidate for oouuoilmiu
was considered by the court yesterday
morning, Tne court decided that they
had no authority to ex.iiniue the bal
lots in the disputed case at the present,
but ordered the ballot box of the ward
to be sealed and placed ta the custody
of the prothonotory until the limit of
time for Instituting contest proceed ings
shall have expired
PITHY PITTSTON POINTERS.
A Batch of Spicy Paragraphs for Hur
Washington's birtudiy Wis appro
priately observed iu this plaee place
yesterday. The weather w.is all that
could bo desired and had tne effect of
bringing large crowd of people to the
streets. As a mark of respect many of
the business places were clossi. Iu
the eveuing the faire now iu progress
under the anspices of the Eigle aul
"Hooks" were the objects of attraction
for the young people and their visiting
Tony Farrell, the popular Irish com
edian, will appear at Music hall next
Tuesday evening iu ''My C.iUeen."
The news of the deatn of Mrs. Abra
ham Nesbitt and J. M. Courtright, two
well known people of the county seat,
which occurred yesterday, w is received
with much regret by many persons in
Attorney J.imes L. Morris, of this
place, has oeen appointed one of the
tellers to make the official count of the
election returns. Tne count bezn
yesterday aft ;rnoon bafore Judges Rice
The Gazette isrred last evening whan
it quoted the judges of our courts as
saying "that tney had no authority to
examine the ballots in the disputed
case." They have authority but not
A Hungarian, Mike Palakawitz re
siding at YatesvilU wis admitted to
the hospital yesterday. He it suffering
from an injured leg which it is thought
will'havsto be amputated.
While walking the railroad in that
vicinity Monday last wit run ever by a
train and one of his legs was badly in
jured. He was taken to hit boarding
honse, where was allowed to remain
without medical attendance until yes
terday, when he was conveyed to the
Mrs. Elizabeth Bryden, relict of the
late Jamea J. Bryden, of the West
Side, received yesterday from John P.
Green, reporter of Wyoming lodge,
No. 69, Knights of Honor, a draft for
$2,000. the amount of insurance car
ried by Mr. Bryden.
Tne Pittston township eleotion was
one of the most exciting in the history
of that locality. It. resulted iu the elec
tion of James Keating and Patrick
Granahan as supervisors, Patriek Jor
dan and Martin Tierney, school 4i
rectors; Own McLane, tax collector;
Martin Holleran,treasurr,and Tuoma
Brown, register assessor.
Mrs. Thomas Nichols, of tho West
side, is on tne siek list
Mits Kate Sax was a visitor in Scran
Burgflss-elect Maloney was in Wilkes
Abednego Reese and wife returned
yesterday from Pittsburg, whore they
have been visiting.
George HeQallUn is visiting his
friends at Maucli Cnunk.
Mrs. Andrew Allen and children
visited with friends here duriug the
Mary, wife of T. W. O'Brien, died
at her home on North fdtio ttr-et latt
evening after a bnof illness. She was
24 years old and was a danghter of ex
Burgias Bahony, of Avion. The fun
eral will occur an Saturday morning
at 9 o'clock at St John's cburcn, where
a mats of requiem will be sung. In
terment will be made in St. Miry's
Mrs. Rogers, of the West Hid?, has
gone to Reading in response to a tele
gram announcing the illness of her
Mrs. William Speecs, of Soranton, is
visiting friends in town.
Mr. and Mrs. E W. Milligan and
family, of Wilkes-Barre, passed yester
day with the family of M. W. Morris,
on William street.
Miss Theresa Lenshan, of Wilkes
Bnrre, is visiting the Misses Maloney,
on North Main street.
Do not put off taking medicine. Namer
mis little ailments, If neglected, will soon
break op the system. Take flood's Karta
pariila now, to expel disease, giving
strength and appetite.
Hood's Pillt cures constipation by restor
ing the peristaltic action of the alimentary
MATTERS AT M I NOOK A,
Newsy Paragraphs from a Buttling- Cor
rttpondont. Special to the Scranton Tribune.
Minooka, Pa, Feb. 22. P. F. Cn
sick and John J, Egan attended the en
tertainment at St. Thomas college last
night given by the St. Vincent de Panl
society of the South Side.
Mieaes Kate Rsardon and Annie
Cayne, of the South Side, visited Mi
nooka friends yesterday. ;
Mrt. Albert LaOlair Is snfferlng frons
a sever attack of the grip, l
The South Side Store company is
suspending some of their help, owing
to the dullness of trade.
In the shooting match whieh took
place yesterday at Moosic, Johnnie
Coyne, of this nlaoe, won the laurel in
taking first prize, by shooting six ont
The Yonng American band, of this
place, will hold an entertainment and
locial on Easier Monday night at St,
Joseph's hull, which promises to be one
oi tne grandest or the season.
A 0 -year-old sou of John Philbin. of
Main street, is Btriously ill and his re
covery is doubtful
The measels are raging in this see
tion. There are fully thirty casts re
ported in this place,
James Coiintlly, an aged resident, of
this place, Is seriously ill.
THE WORLD DO MOVE.
Oood Koail Agitation Is lUiglunlne to
lit ii BaUM Fruit.
The agitation of tho subject of good
roads is causing mauy communities to
take active steps in securing the ben
ellts to be derived from their construe-
tlun. From the Atlantic to the Rooky
mountains this good work is receiving
more attention thun at tiny former
period in tho history of the Country,
nud when the public Is thoroughly
awakened to its importance an rra of
improvement will begin, which, fruin
the rapid development that will fol
low, will bo thoroughly American lu
its character, as no nation undertakes
such measures of Importance with the
same enthusiastic determination.
Townships mul counties in both the
eastern and western states are pre par
ing to submit votes for issuing bouds
fvr road purpose
In Pennsylvania the citizens of Alv
iugtoii township will vote during this
year on tho proposition to issue $SU,(00
in bonds to tuucudumUo the principal
roads in the township. In Michigan
the board of supervisors at Alpena will
submit a vote at au early date for issu
ing 73,000 in bonds to ruu tifty years.
to be expended iu improving the coun
ty road i
In no section of the country have the
roads bean so badly neglected us In the
south, but, with the light that Is being
thrown on this important question by
the press, it will not be slow in adopt
ing such measures as will bring gooi'
roads. Industrial American.
The system in New Zealand erf con
structing road is by what are culled co
operative contracts. In these a bmall
party of men, generally six in number,
is allotted a certain section or length ol
road; one of them is elected a "ganger"
and trustee for the others to deal for
them with the government Tho gov
ernment engineer states a price for the
portion of the work, und as this is done
by an unprejudiced officer it is general
ly accepted without a murmur by the
men. The results usually have been
very satisfactory. Progress payments
are made fortnightly for the benefit of
the men's families, and tho whole
amount is paid up iu cash on the work
being passed by the engineer. It is
the intention of the government to
provide small farms of 10 or IS acres
each for these workmen in village set
tlements so that they may be induced
to make their homes in country dis
tricts and thus in some, degree neutral
ize the centralizing tendency of mod
ern industrial life. Pall Mall Gazette.
Sound Sense from the Ileneh.
In his address to the grand jury at
the opening of the fall term at White
Plains, N. Y., October 2, Judge Dyk
man, of the New York supreme court,
called the attention of the (rrand jury
to the condition of the highways
throughout the county. He spol;e
briefly of the advantage of good high
ways to the farmers and general
public; stated that it was the duty of
the grand jury to see that the public
roads were kept in proper repair; con
demned the road from White Plains to
Tarrytown through the rich town of
Greenbtirgh; and advised them to
bring the matter prominently before
the public by indictment of officials nr
other persons who were responsible for
the condition of the roads, if such re
sponsibility could be fixed or by any
means in their power. Hood Roads.
Undtrnenrh the Brtagtworkt.
Philadelphia Timet, Dem.
finite a number of people have asked,
"Where arerh) Democrats?" Has anybody
thought of looking under Orow's majority?
Forget About Home.
Many a man who would like to reform
the world has a front gate that won't stav
To build up both solid flnsh and strength
after grip, pnrmonia, fevers and Dther
prostrating dispose, there is nothing to
equal Dr. Pierceji Oolden Medical Discovery.
PROSTRiflON FOLLOWING GRIP.
Mrs. tan (lARnrrrr,
Kiuo (leiirae C. ., I'd.,
wrlt'S: "I was taken
with grip whieh llnnlly
resulted in piieiiiimnla-
v as prostrate'! nr tnirt
months. Hail a terrible
cough anil wits emaciated
yind very wink. Was fast
'(drifting int"fiulck eon-
ftumrirlnn. The doctor
rave me medicines all
the time. I grew weaker.
He advised cud llvor oil
emulsion. I took two
bottles of It without any
relief. I had pain in ray
left shoulder and hack.
I wrote you, and you
preserioen your 'Hidden
I took only one bottle lie-
fore I felt better. After two bottles I MUM sit
up. ami felt I had been saved from tbn grave.
I Ineressed rapidly in fleh nnd strength.
IS THE Bf ST. Get prices and
sen the furnace and bo con
vinced. A full line of HEAT
ERS, Appello and Usuze Door
DKITKR STIOE CO.. Ine'p. Capital, $1.11(10,000.
BKST Sl.no HHOK IN MB WORLD.
"A dollar tuntU if a Hollar rnrneil." ,
Thin I. Milieu' Solid French Dongolii Kid Hnl
ton lloot dtllftred fme nnvwhtro In tti U.S., on
receipt id ("suh. Money Order,
Or I'iisUI Not for SI .50.
Kaiitlt ettry wsy the t(xit
old In nil n-t ill Hihh fur
$160. We ornko Uiin boot
ourselves, therefore we guar-
anlfr inajtt, ntule awl icear,
and If toy ont is not winflrd
wo will refund tka mnnev
or Mini BDOtMf pair. opoTs
oi) or t iimtnnn Hr-nse,
widths 0, D. K, It KK,
if 1 to H and liull
we will ft you.
I BOSTON. SI A MA.
Special terms to litaliri.
B!t1 BkYl MfcMV'i
MR Hws I Vi PltSVl"'"
H HJ1U JHffitfK
Dexter Shoe Co.
TO DYE A FAST BLACK
ANY WOMAN CAN OUT A UK II COLOIt
THAT WILL NOT FADE.
Three RptoUl Diamond Dyes for lllnok.
Home-1) dint- u PteMOM Willi Them,
Save KspesUS anil Delay nr fcriuliuif
Goods to the Dyer A Now Ureas for Ten
The fast black diamond dyes liuve
saved tliouesuda of dollars to thrifty
housewives. There are three of them
for cotton, for wool, and for eilk and
feathers and they have all made to
look like new many a cloak, suit.dresa,
jacket or feather that would uthsnvise
USTS gnus Into the rag bag.
(Joods colored with thes i dyos will
not crook or fade, and are fully equal
in beauty to tho work of tho best pro
The color will not wash out in soap
Mi Is, and sunlight will not fatlo it. A
ten caut package colors from one-half
to two pounds, according to tho origi
nal color of the goods. Plain and si
pllcil directions on the package make
it easy for lie most inexperienced to
dye successfully with diamond dyss,
thus Having the delay and expense of
sen, iin goodH to tut) dye In, use.
All the standard and fashionable col
ors eadly made with diamond dyes,
and anew dress for ten cents is often
the result of their use.
Bre'r Harrlty, He Lit Low.
Mr, Barrity's enemies do the talking and
Air. Uarrity hag-, the offices.
O'.d Enough to Know Better.
The house is old enough to know bettor
than to hang on to the cheap money erase.
We have placed on sale
our line of Ginghams for the
coming spring and summer.
Finer Goods, More Tasteful
Colorings and Lower Prices
than ever before, are what
will recommend them to our
William : Sissenberger
Opposite Baptist Church,
Pen itl Avenue,
Is replete with fine and
medium Parlor Suits, Fancy
Rockers, Couches and
Lounges for the Holiday
Trade. Prices to Suit all.
Also Bed Room Sets.Din
ing Room and Kitchen Fur
niture. Parlor Suits and
Odd Pieces Re-upholstered
in a Substantial manner.
Will be as good as new.
Rooms 1 and 2 Commonwealth Bld'g
MINING and BLASTING
Made st thn MOOHIf ami HUSH
Lnfllin & Uand Powder Co.'s
ORANGE GUN POWDER
Klectric rttttorles, Fusbi for explol
lug blssts. Safety Fubb sad
RepaunoChemical Co.'s High Explosives
Cnnl of Itin liost qnnllty for domestic nse,nnd
of til tlzM, delivered lu nuj purl uf tta city
tt lowoHi iirico.
Ordort ftft at my ofTlm,
NO. 118, WYOMING AVKNUK,
Retr room, flrnt floor. Thlr 1 Nutlontl Hunk,
or noiit tiy m... i or trlilione to tho mins, will
rcrtlvn prompt tlU-ntlou.
Mieclal oontracta will bt miulo for the tab
auddollvery of Iluckwheat CoaL
WM. T. SMITE
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Lsdies' Felt Hats, thin season's styles fjc. each.
Boys' Winter Wuitts '. 1 0o each.
,aa 300. eaoh.
clok" $1.50 each.
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Great Clearing Sale.
A. B. BROWN'S BEE HIVE,
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