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THE SCRANTON TBltoUNJS FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 'iO, 1894.
I CLEARING UP OF FILES
Routine Busimss Transacted at Select and
Common Couucil Meetings.
I THE SCRANTON SUPPLY s
AND MACHINERY CO.
Tho mostdellcate fatnic prop
erly oleaned st
308 Penn Ave. A. B. WARMAN.
120 Wyoming Avenue
VIADUCT ORDINANCE IS RUSHED
Passed on Thin) Reading In Hio Com
mon and on First and Second in Wis
Select Resolutions Passed by the
Select Measures That Were Acted
Upon by the Common Council at
Its Busincss-Liko Session.
HASKEL BLACK SILKS
415 Lacka. Avenue.
Mattings, Rugs, etc
WILLIAMS & McANULTY.
127 Wyoming Ave.
Beleet and common connolli held
me nt i ns lust svenini: to Bnilt) up tl
t im;hi on tbe tile preparatory lo di
olntion of th bodtti on Monday morn
Tiie ordinance Introduced in thj
common council by T. Kllswortli
Duviws prorlding for a viaduct over
thu Delaware, Lackawanna and Wast
ern railroad on Lackawanna av.muj
pataed on tuird reaJinj; in tbu couitnun
U was at ouce snt or to th slct
ii u. I niveu to , ootniaittee wliloh r.
ported favorably on it forthwith, tt
afterward! pawed 0:1 two readlngi and
Will pan finally when tlio aelitot COOU'
eii meeteat u o'clock moaday inorntuit.
Tbe roiolutiom adopt 1 i were a toi
R, 11. Williams--Bxonaratins th
penalty added to ttt taxes of K U
Williams, trustee, for lot 49, block 23,
ui thi' Fourteen th ward.
li 1'. IVllow -Oliani;iut; tti nam
ol Lii 'rue strtut to Fellows street and
calling Fellows, street Luzerne street.
Colonel Sauderson lViinittinjf Uutli
and Ueneline to connect premlsei with
Jefferson avenue lewer
An ordlnanoe providing for the li-
cenaiog of transient rslrt'il iurcliauts In
tbe city of Soranton passed on two
readings, Tho eoit of such lloense Is
$300 per month,
On third reading au ordlnanoe passe i
prohibiting th erection of iharp
pointed picket fences in the city.
Last night'i section of oommo n conn
Cil wus marked by a sprigntly set on
the part of Mr. battle, who moved
that they co into the eighth order of
business, it bc'inK his intention to call
up for third uuJ dual readiug the or
dinance providing for the erection of
a viaduct over the Delaware, Lacka
wanna and Western Railroad tracts at
West Lackawanna avenue.
The motion prevailed, but be f re
Mr Dsvlrs coolu call up bis measures,
Mr. Kittle hud the ordiunuce supple
mental to the one providing for the
erection of au easterly span to the
Lackawanna bridii before the leaiela
tors. Everybody luuirhed and then the
nrdinanee passed third reading, as did
Mr. Davits' a few minut- later.
The ordinances providing for the
erection of Kates on Iwth sides of the
Erie and Wyoming Ysilev railroad at
the point wherecronsed by the mou.itain
road, and th o:ie prohibiting the erec
tion of shiip pointed picket fences
were alao paed on third reading,
Qalte an amount of concurrent bnsi
ness was rushed through the mill, and
then the sewers and drains committee
reported favorable an ordinance pro
vi!i:i for the construction of sewers
on Roche sourt, Aih street and Sp-U-man
court. Tae measure psd first
an 1 second reading, when COOUOll ad-
Mourned to meet at 'J o'clouk Monday
"lorning tor purpose 01 rt-organztwou.
CAN'T LOCATE MURDERER.
HI Countrymeu are I) -in.- A 1 lnlh.lr
Pi wr to Ehitld H m
County Deteotive Bbea was in the
vicinity of Taylor yesterday trying t
locate tbe vthvrtta bouts of John Mui
dock, who murdered on of bin coun
trymen wllh n ragor a IVw weeks mo
ll is u Slav and all that his country -men
can accomplish to prevent bin b
iiia brought to j oat lee ia being done.
As h result the taak of tho county de
tective In looatlng him is not au euay
Tje Electric Workmen's union. No. 51,
will hold their first aunual ball and elec
tno display in Tamer hall this evening.
Oovernor Psttison yesterday signed the
pardon of Wallace Sr.ow, who was con
victed ia Scranton about two years ago of
At B o'clock tnis morning the sale of seats
will open at the Academy of Mu'ic for
that standard snow, Denniau Thompson's
Next Saturday .t'nperint'ndent Taylor
will hold an examination in Liberty bai:.
on Washington avennr, for tLe benefl: of
teachers who may wish to have their pro
fessional certificates reniwed
This morning at 7 o'clock checks will l,e
given nut for "The Old Homestead ' at the
box office of tbe Academy of Music. Tho
diagram ran be seen at 'j o'clock.
The attraction at the Frothlngbsm this
evening will to "The I'rodigal Futluir,"
one of the greatest succinates evur man
aged by (.'. B. Jeff'-rson, Klaw & Erlanger
Thers will be a matinee performance of
' The Prodigal Fsther" tomorrow sfter-
John R. Kelly, who threatened to "smoke
out" Mrs. W. B. Duggan, ugnt of the
Associated charities, rrorn her hcim, be
cause she was connected with the placing
of his child in the Home of the Friendless,
was yesterday committed to jsil for thirty
days in default of :i00 ball to keep the
In yesterday's issue of Tup; TJUBCXI was
an unintentional error to the effect that
the Bonta Hate Ulase company was organ
ized so recently as Tuesday night. Tn i
directorate was elected last September,
and .Mr. lionta is authority for ihe state
ment that, this body does not control tho
majority of the stock.
In the list of speskers who are to nd
dress th F'nil Sheridan monuineut mui
IBM ting to be held in the armory on the
evening of April S, published In Tiik
Tribijsi yesterday morning appeared tn
name of Hon. .lohu H. Follows, which
should haTb read Hon. John H. Farr in
steud, as it is the latter gentleman and
not the ex mayor, who is down on the
speech making programme.
Pocono tribe, No. 230, Improved Order
of Ked JIrn, last evenlog elected lh fol
lowing (.fllcers: Prophet, Clmrles 8.
Lew in sachem, H. J. Furrington; senior
sachem. J. W. Kambeck; junior sachem,
W. 8. Bartlett; keeper of records, W. L.
Ciraea; chief of wampum, C. W. Scott;
Keeper of wampum, J. W. Warner: trus
tee, eighteen moons, J. H. Flack; trustee,
iiz moons, Eelimau; representative to
grand lodge, J. H. Flack; custodiuu, F. E.
NICHOW HAO NO CHOICE IN MATTER
He Varrifd 3Hss Epraug Bscaus He
Found It Necoasarv So To Dx
Teetiuiony in the divorce proceedings
of William R. Nichols agaiustElTu W.
Nichols was taken by Stenographer
Willis Coston before Judge Edwards
yesterday afternoon. Unfaithfulnest
H tbe ground Upon which the divorce
is asked, and at a previous meeting
some dsniagintr testimony against Mrs.
Nichols was r.ffered.
Mr Nichols was tbe only witnesi nx
aminsd yesterday. He said that in
.lanuiry, 1888, bo was iuarrid by Al
derman Andrewa to Miss EfSiSprsguo.
After their marriage they returned to
their respective homes and never lived
together He refusal to acknowledge
her as bis wife, he said, because she
frequented homes or ill fame.
"How did you comedo marry her,"
asked Judge E 1 wards
'Well, I had no ctmice but to do si,"
ineekdv replied Mr. Nichols
'"Were yon under arrest," aiks.l tne
"1 was,1' answered the libellant with
rising color and the matter was pressed
Mr. Nichols said that his wifs now
resides at Nicholson.
" CRIME OF GEORGE DAVIES.
Anheuser ilusch User.
Louis Lohrnai.'s, KA Sprue ot. M
One of the very greatest tests of tho
great versatility of Wonderland's stuck
company was made last night, when
"Michael BtrogoB" was essayed, and rlglt
royally did the magnificent company
acquit itself. In scenic effects, dramatic
interest, comedy, pathos and general ex
cellence, wo pronounce this Wonderland a
greatest Hiiccrss. Ous Homer, the drain. 1-
tizer of the play, did groat work in th
title role also as the English correspond
ent; while Misses Fuller, Kemp, (.'ondnlt.
nnd Willett were a their best. All did
well, and there was Tint tho eliirhlest siur-
tLe strongest dramas on tho UDgllSO
sriOOKCU oy tho dellguteu auatsnce.
arry Thome's scenic work was ti the
(lrl, II u II I 1 1 H.'ll V. ..II , r , l 1 . I. I -1,1111 I II 11
Every member of Division No. 7. Ancient
Order Hibernians, Board of Erin, is or
dered to assemble at their new hall, r.'l
Lackawanna avenue, at 730 n. in., Sun
day, April 1st, to go to Holy Communion
In a body.
He Is Charged with Having Assaulted
Miss Maggf UuMon.
fleorge iJaviai, of North Hrotolsv
avenue, a married man and the father
of two children, was arrssted by Con
stable Uiiscoil Wednesday ovening on
a snrinus charge.
Miss Haggle Mnneon, daughter of
Mrs. Mnneon, of North Main avenue,
ohergei him with teaaultlng her. Miss
MnnSOC is ein;iloyd as a servaut at the
home of Simon Thomas, on North
Main avenue, who is u brother of Mrs .
0 1 Wednesday evening Uri. Oavips
was visiting nt the home of her brother
nnd. being in need of some ol the chil
dren's wearing Hppirsl, sunt the girl
on the errand to hr hom, w!ira Miss
Mnneon alleges l)vis assaulted her.
Shu acquainted her family with th
occurrence nnd a warrant was Issued
for Da vies' arrest Alderman Andrews
gave Itavies a bearing, after which be
committed him to the county jsil.
(MONO THE POLITICIANS.
'. 3, Burko will ussuine the duties of
his position aa general gsuner of this
internal revenue district on April I, If his
commission urrlves beforu that, time from
the Ireio-ury department. For son.e duvs
he has beuli traveling about the bugs
district that will be under his control,
getting niipiainted with the duties that
will devolve upon him and tl.e people he
will meet in a business wny. Re ii ac
companied on his trips by Henry Somers,
the present gsuger.
The bond of John W. Ilousar, treasurer
of Taylor borough, was tiled with 1'ro
thimotary Prynr yesterday. It is in the
sum of IQ,60(and has P C. Connolly ami
Jutiica Dutler us securities.
T. J. Mntthow.', of Spring Brook, whose
numi) will be p ' 1 to the next ltpiih-
llcan county convention as a Candidate for
jury comtnutlonej, was in the city Wed
nesday mill circulated aniuug his numer
A call will soon be Issued for Ihe Demo
cratic county committee to meet to elect a
mumber of the state Committee, It is
probahle that the meeting will occur be
fore the end of next week.
McBridb'b new Turkish bath. Every
thing new. 500 Spruce street, opposite
Mrs II II Pratt and daughter, Miss
Fannie Pratt, i;ave a B OCloalC yes
terday, at which they wre assisted in
receiving by Mr. Robert 1111 and
Mr. Or Tpdegraff of Rlmlra Mrs
Pratt's friend who assisted in nler
taiulng wro Mrs.Jobn Phelps. Mrs 1 lr -
uce l; Ware, .Mrs L. C, tluei'iisvy, Mrs,
L II. Uirdeall, Mrs L A. Watres and
Mrs. Louii stelle. Th young ladlss
who served Were Miss Kingsuiiry, Miss
Joues, Miss Rlitn Norton, Miss
Fordbatu and Miss Phelps
The OUt-of-tOWn guejts wen
Miss Dlckarion, of Brooklyn; Miss
Smith, of WHkes-Barre; Miss Mc
Mabon, of Bradford; Miss Jam, of
Kansas City; Miss Austin, of Avon
dale, mid Mtss Hall, of Waverly.
Among tbe Scranton ladies were Mrs.
V. 11. Kiugeburr, Mi's Council, Mrs.
W. L. Connell, Mrs. II C, Sanderion,
Ira. Luther Keller, .Mrs. Charles E
Robinson, Miss Vail, Mrs James Mer
rill. Mrs William 11. Perkins, Mrs. 1.
F. McQargel, Mrs. Arthur Frothing
ham. Miss Heleu Sanderson, Miss
Jamr. Mrs. B. L Rlobnrds,
Mrs. Frederick Connell, Mrs John S
Cox, Miss HltohoOCb, Mrs. F, E. Wood,
Mis Peuuypacker, Mrs. l' S. Pauli,
Mrs. Cnarles R. Connell, Mrs. C. II.
Welles, Mrs. W. F. Mattes, Mite Mat
tee, Miss Swan, Miss Cornelia Mattes,
Mrs. Martiu it. Kays. Mrs. W. P. Con
nell, Mrs Henrv Vanbergen, Miss
Flora Matthews, Mrs J. R FordhniQ,
Mrs. Ambrose Spencer, Mrs. Riohar I
StlH wall, Mrs. Calvin Seybolt, Mrs. E
L. Duck, Mrs. J. P, Evsrhari, Mrs. J.
H. Eessell. Mrs. J. C. llighriter. Mrs.
J. A. Linen, Mrs. Cyril! D. Jones.
Miss Ida Snyder, Mrs. S. II. Price, Miss
Alberta Strnbel, Miss Nellie Cook, Mis
Vail, Mrs. Arthur Christy. -Miss Kate
Sherwood, Miss Pierce, MiSI Wintoo,
Mrs. R. A Siiuires. Mrs A. B. Will
iams, Mrs. Arthur Hitolicock, Mrs. W.
H. Pierce, Mrs. T. H. Welle, Mrs
Charles MoMullOD, Mrs. J. L Stelle,
Mrs. C. P Matthews, Mrs. John Howl,
Mrs J. W. Coolidge, Mrs. T. H. Hull.
Mrs. F. li. Wolff, Mrs. C. ft Powell.
Mrs. J. P. Hosle, Mrs. F. II. Jeriuyn,
Mrs. C. L. Fry.
Tbe last of a successful series of the
Voting Peoples' assemblies was given
at Siegel's lsstniht. The music was
furuisiied by Bauer. Among the danc
ers were Miss Cor Hetsel, Mrs. S. U.
Wright, Misses Wright, Mis Nellie
Divis, Mr. and Mrs. 1). A. Tewksburv,
Miss Mattisou, Miss Weicbel, Miss Effle
Thompson, Miss May Li France, Misi
Earn?, Miss Lily Storm, Miss Dslln
Davis, Miss Josie Richard,
Mr. and Mrs. 11 II. Stons,
Mr. nnd Mrs. William Lowry,
Miss Van Storcli, Misses Tropp,
Miss Sliopland, Miss Conolly, Miss
Tenner, Miss Jessie Williams, Miss
O'MalUy. E. P. Boll, J. 1
Elowers. P. O'Malley, W. T.
Boyle, E K. Robbins, Joseph Soin?r
vilie, Cnarles Moore, E. C Bradv, John
Taylor, D V. Bunuister, J. A. ("ostello,
W W. Boylor, Alexander Bender,
William Wbb, Ralph Haupt, John
Paddock, William Weichel, Elmer
Crane, H B AuilrWM, H. C. Haak,
Augustus Waters, LsniS Jacobs, Joan
Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles Robinson gave
an iifteriioou party yesterday for their
Children Lulu, Anna, Alma nnd Karl,
and Ousaie Speisi nt thalr rssldenc,
1501 North Washington avenue. Mies
Anna L'hly, of New York, Mr. Robin
sou's nelue, and Miss AdaMillsr assist,
ed in entertalng the little ones, who
are all pupil of the Misses (Jerecku's
select school. They were Mariau Sand
erson. Mollis Stahl, Marguerite Koh
ler, Ruth Hand, Leila Ross Estelle
Tbropp, Bella Kinburg, Florence Fin
burg, 1 Charlotte and Madeline Schros
der. May Tale, Helen Park, Klith
Witlicnl", Ouorgia Cure, Lilis, (JUr
and Margart WoodrntT, (Jsno Hury,
Isabel." Ralantlne, Mrrtie and Lula
Harvey. Margaret Smith, Htlen Mr
fsild, Holen Cbambsrlaln, Euoioe La
tbrop nod Lssa Speiss.
a e e
Postmaster and Mrs. Vandling gave
a christening party at their home, North
Main uvwnue, last ev-iiing In honor of
lb naming of their M-montbs-old baby,
Msrjorle, Among those prssent wsie
Mr. and Mrs D. B Atherton, Mr. an I
Mrs. C. H. Von Btoroh, Mr and Mrs.
Sidney Hen wood, Mr. and Mrs, Thomas
Schotten, Mr. and Mrs. ('. J. Gillespie,
Mr. and Mrs. W. E Anderson and Mist
a e e
The Si innton Bicycle club gave au
assembly last night at their building on
Washington avenue. The evening's
enjoyment was but a repetition of the
successful ami enjoyable aeries which
has been h.ld during the pull winter
season Miss Tracey, of ChlcsgO; Miss
Srott, of Blngbsmton; Miss Bttesbsch
mid Miss SIioj maker, of Wilkes-iiurre,
were among the guests.
James Blair gave a 7 o'clock dlnnsr
Inst evening at his resldtnce, Washing
ton nveuiiu and Mulberry street, in
honor of Dr. and Mrs. James MoLeod,
The guests wero Mr. and Mrs. William
T. Smith, Mr. and Mrs Ctiarles H,
Welle', Mrs. A. M. Dicker, Mr. and
Mrs. Hainuton Bobseffer, ilnts Veil,
Miss Piatt, Miss Mattes mil Mr.
AMI J. Anderson's residence, hlio
.lelfsrson avenun, last evening, was
givsn a card party by Miss Anderson
for her friend, Miss Knox, of Nw
York. Among those present v.'re
Miss Archbatd, Mlis Louiss Welles,
Miss Frances Hunt, Miss Wilder,
InnieB W. Oskford, Mr. Whitmore,
Alfred Hunt, Fred Piatt und Mr.
Mrs H. C Sanderson gave u dnncing
party last evening nt 405 Clay avenue
to Miss Sanderson's VaBsar friend',
Miss Vnesie Jumps, of Kansas City, ami
Miss Mabel McMahon, of Bradford.
Miss James nnd Mits MoMahoti are
visiiing Miss Sandersou during the Vas
sar Eustrr vucaliju,
FUNERAL II II PIONEER
Simon Ward Laid at Rest in Forest Hill
SERVICES AT THE RESIDENCE
They Wore Conducted by Rev. Dr.
McLeod and Rev. Dr. Logan Mr.
Ward Was a Charter Member of the
First Presbyterian Church Was
tbe Oldest Odd Fellow In Pennsyt-
'I he funeral of Simou Ward was held
from his late resideucu in Grecu Ridge
yesterday afternoou. It was largely
attended, especially by the idder res
ident of th nltf. Th services warn
conducted by Rev. Dr. McLeotnnd
ReV, Dr. Logan, both of whom
delivered addresses. Dr. Logan's
vulouy was largely reminiscent, ns the
speaker was able to recall instlV inter
esting ii.oideuts connected with tl.e
long life of tho deceased, having been
for years bis pastor.
At th close f the services the body
w born to Forest Hill where Inter
ment was made. The pail hearers
wsre member of Ltukewaiiua L dge,
No. 801, Independent Order of Odd
Follows, who had charge of the
NINIiTY POUR ViCAItS OV AIM
Simon Waul was horn J in. G, MOO,
and had therefor-, passed his Ulth
birlhilsy. He CIIU to Scranton fiom
Slrondaburg in 1889, and for many
years acted us superintendent of I arm
lands for th Lackawnuns Iron and
Coal company. When he became ton ,
old to work, the corporation gener
ously pensioned him for life, und also
idloreil him to retain possession of the
house, nt Green Ridge in which he
lived, the company having rut' used to
pi cs the property on tbe m irkit WO tie
Mr War t needed a hoiu .
Mr. Ward wss the only surviving
charter member of tti First Presby
terian ohnrcb, having been connected
with it lor forty-six years The last
charter member, exceptiug Mr, Ward,
was W. W. Mauuusi who died u few
OLDEST lit 'i'llli BTXTU.
Mr. Ward was uiso a cuarter mem
ber of Laokawnnua lodge, No 01, Ll
dependent Order of Old Fellovs, to
which srgauiz ttlon ho belonged for
forty years. He was SUUP0S sd to have
been one of the oldest O Id Fellow in
the state. He a!s, b-ioug-jj to Scran
ton encampment N'a. 510.
Daring his lit Mr. Ward wi a
stanuuu Wiiig and afterward a R-jn'o-lican,
The following incident will
show tbe limitless with which he ud
hered to his political convictions:
Soiui niter he cams to Scranton on
cured the presidential campaign of itio
and on thdsy ol theeleCtion be walked
ail tbe way to Stroudaburg to cast ins
ballot for William Henry Harrison
woo became president of th'j United
States. Having c,tt his vot hi journ
eyed back to Scranton on foot, bavin g
walked 180 miles that he might vx:r
cise bis right of franchise.
A VERY PLEASIMG COMEDY.
Americans Abruad a Produced by th?
E.. 1.1:1 Company a Succesr
Danil Froluu 111s Lyceum Comedy
company gave a very finished produc
tion of Sardou's comedy, "Americans
Abroad," ut the Academy of Music last
night to a la:r sized Lut Uglily pleased
The story of the piece has tn do with
the adventures of a certain Miss Flor
ence Wlnthrop, a wealthy Atns-ricnn
heiress who is living in Paris with her
uncle, Richard Fairbanks, nud his
daughter Jessie. Mis Winthrop's
wealth draws a number of persistent
suitors in the snaps of Parisian psre
siteswhosre abutted by Biro;isi de
To escape their attentions she pro
tends to have lost her fortune and re
solutely begins to earn bvr living by
painting. Her suitors disappear but
ner apparent p iverty attracts to her
(iilbert Raymond au American artist
who love her f r herself aud is ignor
ant of her wealth. Baroness de Beau
mont attempts to sepirste them and
after a strong sneus in which Miss Wln
throp, deceiyed by the wtly Baroness'
intrigue, chargus the devoted artist
with uiorcenary motive.
He indignantly denies the cbnrgu
and as indignantly leaves her, refusing
his forgiveness after she bus discov
ered that he is lunooint Thoy bscoine
reconciled, however, by a clever ruse,
nnd when th certain is rung down
Miss Winthrop is iu the arms of Mr.
Raymond and presnmably intensely
Miss Mand Harrison's interpretation
of the character of Miss Winthrop was
excellent, and J. H. Gilinour as the
artist lover proved himself a most
capable actor. That finished actor, J,
B, Polk, assume I the character of
Richard Fairbanks, and among others
who contributed to the enjoymant of
the evvulng entertainment were Own
Faucutt, 1 1 surge Alison and Miss Gert
FAIRV DRAMA AT OUNMORE.
It Will B Troduoed Toalfht for Btnrti
For th pnst fw weeks th young
Indies of Dunmore have been rehears
ing a fairy drama entitled "Enchanted
Sleep," and tonight it will be produced
by them at dd Follow hsll for the
benefit of the pour.
The ptroeia pretty ami deals with
fairies and bob-goblins, the whole
intsi spsrsed with bright, catchy music
The youug ladias have rehearsed thor
oughly, and thos attending will bu
treated to a plsasaut svonlug's enter
tainment, A sweet young princess falls into the
liower of a bad fairy who gives hern
sleeping potion from the effects of
which sh due not reoover for u u
tury, at th expiration of which time a
handsome ptiuco awakens hvr with a
As in all fairy tales the good fairies
triumph nt last, and tli prince and
prlnoell marry au 1 are happy ever af
ter. The cast of characters i as fol
lows: King.. Martha Matthews
Queen Lydla Farrar
Princess Marguerite Mabel Chi 1st
Prince inarming Maine I'eekeus
Nntinette (maid) Blanche Blocs
.'(H-edwei! Valel Millie BrilllSOII
Kalry Knvy Mntnu Oliver
Fairies, Ellth Weri, Anna Oliver, Jeuulo
Oliver, Lizzie Wert.
Ladle-, Com tiers, Fairies.
Minnie Dexter, plana, Mr. Oream, violin
10 UKAlTin L PIOTOMt, EVERY
NOTED PLACE IN A l.AKK A, TBE
UNITED STATE! ami MEXICO,
riVE MUM DEBS on tiik coin
TEB, TBE CENTS ANU ONE
COl PON FOB ANY MVMHIR
1 his evening "The Crust of Society"
will be sewn at tn Acadmy of Music
fur th hern 1 time this season. Th
e .'lies are timed at the nresant, an
placed in L 'tidon. Tbe woman in th
rase gels the 1"V. of a British srmi
captain, who do a nut k 1 w how shady
ier life has bet'M) and she endeavors t
keep him ignorant of it. His mo
Ultimate friend has been one of h r
many companions, a id be undertakes
toKuve the captain from marriage with
her, nt tlw sunn tin that he is rescu
ing and wooing a pure girl in t li - same
circle. When she is li.isllv bsffl d In
her game of matrimonial I unco und
finds that sue cunnot loist herself on
an honorable man as a pure worn in,
he coolly light a cigarette, lolls in her
chair, win It's th smoke, an 1 orders her
inald lo puck tor I' iris
IBB PttOOIOAt, PATBtt.
Jefferson, Klaw and Eslanger's com
pany will li seen ut the Frothlngham
Friday and Saturday evenings and Sat
urday afternoon In 'The Prodigal
Father." The company Is exactly th
same us produced that delightful com
edy iu New York and Boston during
llm recent successful runs of tho piece
in those cities, Tho piece is most
amusing and contains many bright,
amnalng liues, The matin prices for
Saturday will he 75, fin and 38 cents
THE d u HOMESTEAD
If you want to enj y a beany Ian jh,
have tho heart A'.iiiiirs played upon,
and se,. one of tin, simplest, prettiest
ats;ce pictures of New E igland life
Hint has ever been drawn, go to t!i
cailemy nf Music Monday night nnd
sit through "The (lid Homestead "
Voii will not rp,:et it
KIOHT OM L3 COMINU.
Lobby Manchester's ".N'lght Owls"
COinpaoy Is bille t to nppeur at the
Academy of Mmlu Tuesday and Wed
nesday night, it is defcribrd by the
press i,f the citls whrre it has a
prared as the best variety an t burlsiuue
company now Pel ore th public.
tlKS r 1 m. 1 '.;rHCEK3.
Hsitiiag Bxsltsd Ruler R.ostves uTcktn
and Exobaiees Ciurtsslas.
Scranton lodge. Benevolent ami
Pattlolio Order of Elks, No. 128, last
uiffbt elected the following ofBcrs: F.
J. FilSlimmont, exalted ruler, P. F.
Qnntter, suemcd leading kutgbt ; F.
W. Martin, esteemed loyal knight; W.
J Weichel, esteemed lecturing knight.
W. L. Pryor, secretary , C. J. Weichel,
treasurer; Conrad Scbroedsr, trustee
for live years; Augustus Robinson,
trustee for four years; El ward Boyle,
triistso for thre years.
C. M. Truman, tne retiring exalted
ruler, waa presented by the lo I ge with
a handsome vest badge as a token ol
apprecta'i in for his meritorious ssrvics
iu tho ( thee. The presentation was
made by Mr. riizsiuiino'i, who ac
companied the net by an appropriate
Speech Mr. Trumin replied in kind,
thanking the m-mbers and officers for
their conjunctive work and expressing
Ins belief that bis successor won d
most acceptably serve iu his stead.
SAILED UNO - H FALSE COLORS.
Arretted feriGlvlng a Ball In thNm
of a Cathcl c Foclety.
Michael Mayo, Klsrna, James Kss
lmar,JobnAndreykon s, Mike Foils and
MikeJSeui.n were Wednesday evening
given a hearing bsfore A'dermsn Da
Lacey, charg'! with a peculiar off tnse,
A short time ago they had a ball at
Rndeviok's hall, 41'J Wyoming avenne,
under the name of Slavonic Roman
Catliolic church of tlie Holy Trinity,
an nrganlsttion with which they had
On Monday George Fetrosk, preii
deut of the society whosd name had
been used without licnse, swore ont
warrants charging th defendants with
making false preteus to defrsui the
society uud th public and their arrest
followed. They were committed to
jail in defanlt of bail an 1 yesterday
their friends were seeking to have
thm released on writs of habeas
DUD FROM EFFECTS OF FALL.
' 11. Gallagher Breathed HI Last
Jhuhs Gallagher, th man who fell
'.'50 feet down the Leggett's Creek
shaft, died at 8 o'clock yesterday morn
ing. He had been dsliriotis since his
farful fall, ami never regaiued perfect
It is mysterious how h-s could have
got through the safely cig at the top.
it being in its proper place. The only
feasible theory is that he triad to reach
the carnage, as it was descsn ling, an I
r.ot being in time vaulted over the
gate uud on to th roof of the carriage,
missing his footstep h fell aud wss
hurled against the bumpers In the
shaft all th way to the Diamond vein,
when he tumtl'dctf the carriage to
Men have been known to descend th
shaft by jumping on the roof of the
can isge. although it is in direct viola
tion of the mine law. It Is also not
unusual to see men jump 011 the car
riage after it starts lo descend
Coroner Klley ompanneled a jurv
which wul meet l '.' 30 today in the
office of Mine Inspector RjJertck, nt
Providence, to hear testimony iu the
Tha Evtiett Leads.
Wait forQaernSey Bros.' new goods.
THIS IS OUR LAST
GOODS WILL BE SOLD
AT A GREAT
AFTER APRIL 1 YOU
ME AT 417 LACKA.
Best Sets of Teeth,$Si00
Including tbe painless extracting
1 1 teeth by au muieiy new piv
S. C. Snyder, D.D.S.
lac WYOMINU AVE.
JcNNINGS CASE GIVEN TO JURY.
ft Bad Nut Agred Up to 10 O'Clcck
The closing testimony In the case of
lohn O Jennings against th Lehigh
Valley Kallroad company was beard
vesterdav attsrnoon before Judg 81 tt
er and then the addresses to the jurv
vre made. Major Everett Warren
poke for the c tnpany and Attorney
oruehus Smi:h for tbe plaintiff. Judge
Sittser closed his cnarg i 4. 1ft and the
jury retim I. It had not agreed np to
IU o'clock last night.
Before Judge Arcbbald the Dunn
Campbell case enntiuued on trial all
day, und before Judge Schuyler the
"iitir day was consumed in hearing
testimony in the Onffln-Mully eject
A Jury was selected to try the case
of S i. Mott, assignee, against Charles
P. J ad win before court anjourned ys
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You are out of employment.
Invest your time on a business, steno
graphic or academic education.
It means success to you in the future.
If rou rauuut pay us this year make It
Hi nt year.
You helped us In your prosperity we
shall help you now.
Wood' college of btttlncsi and short
Musk- Ucxsi EaclulvIy
liest made, Plsv nnv desired number of
tunes QantSCbl A Sons., manufacturers
loao Chestnut street, Philadelphia. W.,u
dtrful orrheatrlal organs, only ii and tiu.
Bpeclaltyt Jid music boies carefully r
paired and Improved with usw luues.
61S rt'shhlugtoii avenue, 1 p. m. Suturdsy,
March a., ot Due urpU, ooJ suits, parlor
buiie, uiuiug suns, bric-a-btae, tc.
A. E. I 'ihu.no, Austioueer. M
138 Wyoming Avs.
"YyE are now exhibiting a
very complete and ex
cellent collection of
A Handsome BlueChov- C' " ii
lot at JjpD.DU
Storm Serge, iu Rlue and O" ' A
Black, at 0(..')U
Imported French Silk Cil' "A
Lspea at ll).,)U
Fine Cloth Csptl at. .... S2.85
Ladies' Jacksts.the latest O "A
stylB and In all colors.at 04,.)U
W cl. Ahit.
We show the LATEST DB8IGNSlol
j I RIMMED HATS and BONNETS,
and also a large variety of Ladies' and
CDlldrena I NTBIMMED HATS aud
a large assortment of FLOWERS.
Wo show the largest assortmsnt of
PILKS and LAWN CAPS and HATS
at very low j rice.
I CONWAY HOUSE
I TIN SHOPS I
u The Low Price
S System Prevail-
- Illcr in Qur
S fa 5
S TKY I'S AND NOTE PlilCF.S.
1 HENRY BATTIN & CO.,
126 PENN AVE.
S uW 8'l ' ""' ' 't t'ssh isaper I
n than any liunso iu Scruutuu. r?
5J - J-fc.-HSWSc
Ml aud 134 HXN AVENCE
5 On the American Plan.
Bcraotou's nwst and best equipped botL
5 NOW OPEN -;o THL PUBLIC
S Hinted b5 .ie,,i,i. Klectrle BelU Hath
lulu uu tmeh Hour. Large Weil
l ighted and Airy Hooms,
ALL THi: HODEBS IMPKOVEMENrS,
Office on second flo-11 Bood eample
Dr. Hill & Son
Set teeth. J5.W: lKt sot. It: for 0M rar
and teeth without plate, mils'! crown and
rindre work, call ter price and refere c -TUNALUI.V.
lur rltnwting tretlj without
lalu. Nuctber. No gas.
OVER UltST KATlONAt HANK.
GLOVES and CORSETS
Seud your corsets to he re
boned or new steels put iu.
We tin it neatly and at a
moderate t ost.
128 Wyoming Ave.
P. J. CONWAY, Prop.
We have a larq-e assort
PLAIN AND FANCY CAKES,
ICE CREAM and WATER ICE?
Leave vour order a:
227 WASHINGTON AVE,,
or 413 LACKA, AVE.
Our Lackawanna avenue
restaurant open until mid
Eureka Laundry Co.
Ccr. Linden St. end Adams Ave.
com Botrai svicxna
All kinds of Laundry work guaranteed
MCK OUB UXI OF
Better Than Most $4,00 Shoes You Buy
MADE LIKt HAND-SEWED.
I'o Seams or Tacks to Hurt Your Feet.
All Stylet and WtdtlH in G0UMM or l.ace
The Best Shoe od Earth for the Money
Try a Plr hi, i you will wir iiu otb i
uniuuiim uuju.uu every box I
Our $3 so Shoe ire a good as anybddy's $3 00 Shoes.
BROWN'S BEE HIVE
Special offerings in Ladies' Wrappers and
Men's Spring Styles in Hats.
Agency for Dr. Jaeger's Woolen System Goods.
M. BROWN'S BEE HIVE
224 LACKAWANNA AVENUE.