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TUh SCKANTON Tl? I B 1111 E N A T if 1 I HAY MORNING. APRIL 21. 1894.
Tim most delloata fabric iiroit
erly oloaned, at
Norrrrjctn & M oorc
220 Wyoming Avenue
Waara allowing lull hues of
415 Lacka. Avenue.
, BARGAIN NO 2.
April 23, we will otter
Moquettes at 75c.
per yar yard. Regular
price is $i, 25.
Wo have only a
limited quantity of
these broods. Call early
to secure them.
'27 Wyoming Ave.
TELEPHONE NO. 525.
The Unloa Transfsr Comnauy, Limited.
'Rus Una, BagfageBttd freight aiiletl f..r
nml ileiirered protuptlr. 107 Franklin
The first rrmoti ag of the amlitin;? com
mit ten of the nv.v solect council will bo
oilii Monday night.
Tim many friond- cf T.im Mack will be
phased to Isarn that ba la meeting with
mncb nweaai with the Barlow Lira, min
strel?. A vlippin? party" will bo bald by the
1irl, Friendly society at the Guild rooms',
3J." Washington avtmie, next Thursday
t. Leo's llattalion will nwt at St.
Paul's armory at 1; o'clock tonight to at
tend in toll uniform the SC. Aloyaioi soci
ety fair at Jermyn.
;.(. Jfaiiy, s.-cretiry of th.- ( ity asso
ciation, will address the meeting at tli
railroad department, Ygiiiiji U to s Chria
tisn association. Sunday Ht ::.!. p. tn. All
ari welcome. There nil be special music.
I'rederick Sk-rix was yesterday jriven a
bearing hforn Alderman Foliar on a
cliargo nf having d.-:ij;iri-d and robbed
Jonas t'rismnn In ii.irm' hotel on Frank
lin RTanna, He was held under (800 bail
to acswor at co;;rt.
At next Taaaday nijht'i nie-t.ine of tha
Board of A-wociatod Charities it i expect
ad that I ha reduced fund will lie aug
mented by fees received fr..:a the sale Of
membership tickets, twentr-live of
which w. re slven to er.c'n member at the
last Beating to be sold at 1 each.
Frank afarisbo, of iir! Qreen Ridge
street, aml.ltimns Dnnangi.i, of 1X15 Kla'lr
street, two Italians employed nt tho glass
works, were yesterday committed to jail
by Alderman Fuller in default, of ?M ball
each for receiving goode which were stolen
from Peddler Benjamin 1.071 February 19,
Tho sertlMsat the All Hoals Univeralist.
chnrcli on Pino street to morrow will hi
ndnnally interesting. The talented and
elnncnt P.ev. (..eorsjo VV. ( onnell, D. D
will preach both morning mid oveaioff,
and spetial mane hu been arranged Ii.r
both services. The subject in the morn-
teg at in::io wiil be 'A call logo a daning."
The evening theme tor 7:80 will he
"Feather for wind's and Wings for Might. '
Charles Moon, who was released from
jail but twelve days ago after serving
ona-year sentence, was given a bearing
yesterday before Alderman Fuller on the
charge of stealing a diamond ring rained
at from tho residence of sir. Joseph
.1. Kline on Franklin avenue. Moon
pawned the ring for & Ball for lfoon'a
appearance nt court was fnnn-hed by K.
J. Bbfgoodj of Dnnmoro, in the sum of
t-WO. A fine of f 10 Jra at'-, imposed for
flrnnkiiesa. It has lint heen paid, mid
Monti will go to jail on the latter charge
todny nnless.thn lino bo settled.
Arhriisr iJusch Boor.
toais Lobmap'ai ttBlpraoalM
I, Jonns Crlaman, do hereby certify that
the article in tho Scranlon Truth of" cv-m
date, alarming that 1 was robbed nt tho
hotel of Jersey Mncl.iv OB P( tin avenue, i-i
incorrect and that, the job whh done at.
Horn's hotel, ou Franklin avenue, instead.
H-'i:iiit"ii, April :;o, mi(
No. 0 AmetioB No. 0.
No. 9 ot this handsome portfolio is now
ready for distribution
Vo nro pnpared to tarnish business men
With first-class stenographer!! hy the day
or liour. Kxpert. bookkeeping a epeelalty.
Boraoton Commercial Association, Lim
ited, 486 Hprnco street.
Tiik Kcrantnn Bedding Co. are nphoU
storing furnituri!. Jiist workman, itoa
Bon itblo prices.
F. O. Waldurr'd New Ilalrny
Is located nt -in? l-pruco strntt.
In Armbrusts frankfurters, 210 I'onn
i-'ki-sh Creamery Batter, 85s, strictly
Fresh Kygs always on hand, Urinhaht'h.'
Uill suiateveryboily. Wyoming nve.
Okt your carpets cleaned by tho Hcrnn
tou Bedding Co.
Williams k McAnulty
Report of Finaoci Couiniitti'e Arioptcd and Cut
Few Casts Heard.
m LEyy fl p01JR m m
Among Numbcr f App,ica-
tions for Aid Than Usual Is the Pnr-
licularly Sad Qua of Mary Ford.
Opening for Inspection of New Wo
man's Building at Hillside Home
At yesterday's meeting of tho poor
board there were present I'reaident
LingataS and Members Tropp, (li!
bona, Sbqtton, William,) Murphy and
Mr. Swan, The most important feat
ure of the meeting was the preeenta-
tiou of tb report of tbst iinauee oom
mittee and tha adopttbb of its recom
mendation that a I mill tax he made
on til ' ndjaited district ralaatton of
After hearinga had ban glrjn to a
leaser number of Rpptyoatlona, than
an rI, tiu Qaanea oommittee pragantad
tba following report of Its esUnjAta ol
rtrtnaH and txpeadlturei for lsoi:
COUB VXLL TAX t. W.
V e Qnd the valuation s ftdjUetodbj tho
roonty ooaunlationerato bo ns foUpwes
For Hcranton 115,847, 103
Por D no more 1 S45,0'lii
Total valuation W 7, 098,081
A .DM levy upon this valualton will
raise 808,878,19 leas percent, opmmis
sionera expense, abateroente, etc., ?5,-
KiO.77; Det proceeds, W3,(WS.8fl,
l-'.tiina!...! lit, f ,M.MM I
ar.V I, 1898, with a out mill levy:
uiiieetlont, 1894, duplicate 180.000,00
In treasnry January 1. 1894 17,403.87
Collectible ou duplicate Is'1.: 19,000,00
KeTenuee from otbersoureea. . 8,OCQ,00
ESxponditora for 18M1
Salaries and service! I8,B00
Improvements and repairs , 18,000
Printing ami itatlenary TOO
Ci.ttle, etc 10,000
I .:i re on hand Jan. 1, 1898, 181848.67, to
which may be added a belauce'of about
.'.'. 1 0. collectible on the duplicate of i:m,
t help through the early month of 1898,
We had hoped to be able to make a re-
II 1 in the levy for tuis year, but tho
purchase of additional land and proposed
repairi on tha bonding up to this time
- 1 by women makes that impracticable.
.. 1 therefore recommend that levy of
1 mills of adjusted valuation of the district
be made to meet the expanses for 1894,
ciiAKu s Tnorp,
The report was adopted aaanimonsly
and ."'r. Murphy moveil that the four-
taill levy to mule on the adjusted val
nation. The motion was c irrii?d.
: Qnanca eotnmittae uiso reported
(45,8 1 insurance of tha poor district
property expiring May ::, 1894, and
ree-itnr-.'iilfi renwais with -rncies
as follow.": C O. Bolaod, flS.OOO; A.
Conra !, silO.i 0 Pefor Iioblioc, jr.,
10.000; W. J. Lewis & Co., $10,800.
It was also recommuu led that an ad
ditional ir.s ;rar,c- of s:!,0i'0 1 - vvri'ten
for tba new boiler house and (i.000 on
the new womiu's bnllding, to be plucnd
as follows: c H. Bchadj o; 0o 14,.
100; John H. Teal. 14.00a
Xbe recouimen.iat.oii8 wero adopted
Mr, Swan siid that Hirim Schnft'ir,
who had heen granted relief at a pmvi
on meetinir, was unworthy. The can
was referred to Mr, William?. Aciti.
z-m had writtn Mr. .Swan that 11 Mrs.
Unl earn, who I receiving fanda from
the board, ia not a daaaraing person,
rhii cue, also, was raferrsd to Jlr.
Ciiarles BotWell v:ss grantod trans
portation to Buffalo
Mrs Jamea V. dogle'l application was
refused be caUM her hnabaod draws a
HKR PATHETIC STOttY.
A paOUlisrly sad case was that of
Mrs. Mary Ford, of Fit'ili nvsnue, who
n;,M'ir;il with tnrs trickling down her
cheeks and a nursing balm in her anus,
fl-r husband baa deserted her and sue
baa not a relative in the city. She sal i
be bad relatives in Chester but would
die rather than make her distress
known !o th' tn. .Sue was granted tS
par month until aba was able to worn.
William Lords, of 108 LflSftpe street,
baa bean ont of work esveral montha;
iie said ;ie was a maon an L Mr. :;'n
bona angagaa Mm to work for him at
?jif erintondent Bsemer of the Hill
side homo submitted a report of pn 1
and unpaid patintai Than is due the
di-tr:c !i to April 1.
Tbf opening for inspection of the
new woman's building crale,la heated
debate between Mr. Uibbons, who
wanted It opened pttbltcly for ino day
only, anil Mrs. Swam who argoad that
a re txtandod iengtu of time was
Mr. (libbon's motion that a particu
lar public loapeotiop day ba annonooad
WB seconded by Mr. Murphy. After
(I biting th motion It was lost by a 1
and li VOte, Members GHbbO&f, Murphy
and Laogatafl voting in the minority.
It was finally decided that when the
building is completed, which will be in
1' 1 .:. that ii. ri tiy an
nounce tho fact tiiron'li tliu news
papaya and invito inspection by tho
suNOftr oastHVANCt mownient.
Snb-Commlttses Callstt on ts Oriranlzi
for Prmanoticy and Work.
The Sunday o!nrvnnc executive
committoii met in Anociatiou hall last
eTaning and pissed 11 resolution dirool
Ing the Various sub committees of the
city to organic for pemanenoy and
Those present nt tho meeting dis
cussed tun situation carefnllv, ami
from present indications the loaders in
the movement 1I0 not seem to bi dis
couraged. (;,! wnrk. it is claimed,
bus bean done in Hyde jpgrlf, 1'iovi-
denoe and Qreen Ridge, and It is now
proposed to iusIi Sunday obier ranoe la
tho central part of the city,
F. O. Waldner wishes to announce to the
public at large and to bii patrons' that ha
baa opened at 4H7 j-ipruc street another
branch to his already successful circuit of
hn-iness places. An:7 Spruce street he
will carry a complete lino of fancy home
made bakery and pnstry, also the most
elaborate ice cream nml lunch room in tho
city. PanCy bonbOns at popular price ,
nml to the gentlemen, thefineet liue of ci
gars obtainable, Mr. Wnlduor is located
nt. i.u'j West Lackawanna avenue, 888 Penn
avenue and the last crowning effort 487
Spruce i.trcet. CatiTing Hollcitml, nml
Sunday ico cream orders tnkon tho Satur
day previous. Telephones nt all the stores.
Special attention given to entering for
wedding par tice.
No. 0 -Amerioi No. 9.
No. 9 of this handsome portfolio is now
ready for distnbut o n. ,
Countv pork, Aruibrust, 219 Penn ave.J
FUNERAL OF BHNJ MIM REESE.
Many Companions of thg Youth in tho
The funeral of Benjamin lieose oc
curred from the home of his parent,
Mr. and Mr Evan B, Reeee, 1727 Sum
mil uveiiue, North Dad. Tho remaia
were taken to tha, ohurcli beaded by
Sunday school children, the Junior So
ciety of the Christian churoh and stu
dent of Wood's college.
Hov. D. A. Evans, pi.stor of Puritan
church, ami Jvev. W. V, D.ivios, of
, lsli Baptist church, officiated and
poke tonoblngly of tho deoaaaed, c
pccially to the young people. Tha
floral oiler lues consisted of a "roll of
honor given by tlm students of Wond's
college, a beautiful floral "barp' given
by the No. 88 public aobool icholari
aud n "acale of lif," presented by
Welsh liiiptlst Sunday school
Tliu Moral bearers wore Misses Mag
gie Bell l Miner, Katie Smith, Mettle
Protberoe, Baobal Jonea, Bertha Sims.
Mattie Jones, ami the pall-bearer'
Thomas Jehu, jr , Johnny Jonea, David
ECvaoa, Willie Lewis, Willie Bhapherd,
Oaoar Daviea, The remains were con
rayed to Hyde l'arlc cemetery fiu- inter
BARLOW BKOTHEKV MIN'ilKLS.
Will lis Sseu at Ajudsmy of Muslo
Th famous Barlow iiros.' mlnatrel
seem to be rapidly Winning their way
to popular favor wherever they appear,
They give one performance In tno
Aoildemyof Alusic Wednesday night.
From among their many preaa notlota
wo clip the following from the J Oliver,
"The largest house of tba season
greeted the I'mrlow llro:.' minstrels i
the Tabor Qrand Optra house last
night. The first part was the lines)
1 ver seen here in point of costumes and
stse draperies, and presented a icons
of oriental mugniliemo'. The miuic
was flrit'Olata The marvelous Brother
Kennard were Indeed wonderful, ami
Beott inbatantiated bis title, 'King
of Novelty Wonders. ' Hut Harlow
Brother themselves made tho hit of
the evening and wero given a friendly
groetiug 11s soon as they made their up
pearanoe on the stage,"
- -4 .
DR. JtKVLL ANO MR. HIDE.
Characters Portrayed In eBealis ic Man
ner by Thomas E. Bhsa.
"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide" was given
by Thomas EJ. Shea and his company at
tne Academy of Music l ast night.
It is a play that nil intereat centers
in the dual charaeten of Dr. Jekyll
and Mr. Hide Mr. Bbea eeaayed these
lust niitht and it is no disparagement to
his previous effort to say that his
work lust iiit;ht was the linest ho has
yi i done in this city.
The passages from the amiable soien
tist Dr. Jekyll to the terribly ferocious
Mr. Hvde were reproduced with a nat
uralntat that was startling.
This afternoon Mr. Bbea and biaoom
p iny will giv "Mixed Up" instead of
"Rip Van Winkle," nml tonight they
will bo seeu iu "The Black Flag."
Y. M. C. A, NOTES.
The uew Young Men's Christian Associ
ation (lloo club is doing good work and
11 soon oecotne a Very attractive feature
in the various service bald at the associa
The International conference of tho rten-
erai secretaries ot the I'nited States aud
Canada, will meet at cedar Rapid, la.,
from .May 'J to li. Secretary Many will
have ou April :!0 to attend the gathering.
Secretaries (e'oriroii. Itahy and F. W,
Pearsoll will exchange plaoea on Sunday
at :;.4o. Mr. Mahy will conduct the ser
vice at the railroad building, and Mr.
Pearsall will bead tlio men's meeting nt
the central building.
In connection with the recent develop
ment of work along educational lines in
the Y'.ung Men'.-, Christian nsociali u
tho following facts nro published by the
international committee: Statistics indi
cate that six-sevenths of the youth leave
school before the nge of 14; one in thirty
one of the remainder continues until the
a'" of IX. Fully !j per cent, leave SCbool
before they are old enough to know What
Is best for them, and enter tha factories
in our cities. But one p-rson in ten fin
Ishes a primary education, and one in 120
a high school education. One person iu
1,600 finishes a d Diversity or technical
coarse, In an average city or 78,000 pop
ni ition one boy in 800 completes a course
in tho public schools.
Matinee performance nt Wonderland
this afternoon. "A Celebrated las ,''wid
Thomas R hhea Will produce "Mixed
Dp" at t.e academy "f music tbja
afternoon, and "The Black Flag" at night.
The Bpeotnter bperatio company" Monto
Carlo," v;ith Qeorge Wilson nnd the
thrao Gorman brothers, Iu the casto will
b seen at the academy of miuic 'ihursJay
Corrine aad tho Kimball opera com
pany will present that beantlful operatic
spectacle, "Hendrlck Hudson," at the
vrothingnam Thursday night.
Miss Virginia Barned, who cored such a
decided hit in this aitv as Mrs. Ilyyltm iu
"Lady rVendermere'a "Fan" is a member
if the PalnerBtoch company whleh wUI
bo ut.llie Fotthlngham April 87 aud 'M.
437 ' nrnoe .stret
Is the number of Waldner'l new bakery.
Ckisiiaiit'h is the pim e for groceries anil
market goods. Low price,
BMOOD tongue, Arinhrust, 210 I'onn nve
In ladies' and gents' Bnojohoe for spring
ami summer wear at toe Commonwealth
sbooetore, Waabington avenue,
Boiling meats, cheapest in the city, at
Aylecworth's wyomlog avenue.
Thoy Have Onus Down.
'I hat Is prices nt. (luetnsey Brothers,
Plira watch repairing at HeichcrtV, 896
of New York city, will bo iu his Srranton
oliii'e, 141 Wyoming avi nue, eviry Mon
day from x in the morning until ,l in II10
QbooibiwI Qrocerltsl Qrobariasl At
Pcrnntor.'s Bulneae Intxrnals.
Tin: TaaOBll Will aooa publish n care
fully compiled and chissilhid list of tho
leading wnoleeale, hanking, aiannfaatur-
ing and professional Interest! of Hcranton
nnd vicinity. The edition will bo bound
In book form, beautifully lllnstnitn l with
photogravure view of our public build
ing!!, business blocks, st reets, etc., togelhr
with portraits of leading citi.sns. No
similar work ha ever given anao.ua ren
reaantatton of Bcranton'a many Indus
tries. It will bean invaluable exposition
of our business ri'suurcea. Hent to
persons 'outside tho city, Copies of
tins handsome work win attract
uow comers and bo au unequalled
advertisement of the city. Tho circu
lation is on a plan that Cannot fall of good
results to tho-i concerned an well as the city
ni larifo. Representative of ftta Tuirunr
will call upon TR08I wilosic NAMKH
ar OEUBIO in tin, edition ami explain
its nature more fully.
Those dosirii f views of thoir resldeucns
iu this edition will pleaso ! two notice at
HR HIM WITH A STONE
That Was the Charge Adaiasl i Little Mud
JURY POUND HER HALF GUILTY
ThomgS Hertneeey, of Carbondale,
Tried for Pullinj? His Wife's Hair
Which Judge Archbald 8ald Ho Had
No Rihl to Do, tvon if Ho Had
Livod with He,- Thirty Years.
Clbur Caso . Tried.
'J'ho enn i a:: unst M dtbew (irsy.niine
boss in Eddy Creek mine No. 9, at
Otyphant, was oobtinnsd before Judge
Areubdd yesterday morning and oocn
pied the entire foropoon The defends
mt's onunsel, Attorneys Dawson and
Qelnton, oonteeted the oaaewormly,
while liistiic; attorney Kelly and At
torney George B. Horn fought foroou'
vlotion with equal tanaoity, Tha
feudant did not attempt to deny that
bo bad knocked down the proieoutor,
William Acton, but claimed that the
bitter was an Intruder in tha mine am!
that be made the first auault in at
tempting to pick up a itooo with which
to batter the mine bos The jury was
evidently puxaled over the esse, for
they wore not n bis i" arrive at a con
olu Ion after having been locked ll(i
together for half a day, no verdict
having been returned when court ad
j turned for the day.
Before Jttdg Bit tier Mrs. Michael
Lyiuan, of Mii'lt.r.vii, a diminutive
specimen of th 1 femiuiuo gender, was
tried for having actual ted one, Thomas
Jooketi a man of more than ordinary
physical proportions. The defend int.
was represented by Attorneys John F.
Burngg and Joseph O'Brien, and the
commonwealth by Attorneys llulltuu
der and James J. O'Neill. The off suss
allege I was that tho defendant had
thrown a cobble atone at, the prose
cuter, striking him in the face.
The Melons denied tho allegation .
but asserted that .locket hud called the
woman a bad name and deserved to be
punished. Too case was given to the
.liny at 10.U0 a. ui , and "the twelve
good men aud Irue," after July consi
dering the mi. Iter, returned a verdict
of not guilty, but directed that the
costs be equally divided between the
prosecutor and the defendant
a moss suit.
The next case before Judge si its -r
was a cross suit, the parties to which
were Harney Knvelas and Mayk 1'omi
lavies. Tho latter keeps a boarding
house whero tho former domiciled
Last Christmas Tomllavic and his
Wife went out aud left ssyoral boarders
In possession of the premises. The lat
ter promptly secure! a quantity of
whisky and us the result of tho use of
the same they were in n state of lii
lariousne When the head man and his
better half returned, A A fight entned
out of which the case emanated. A
number of witnesses were sworn ami
at 8 p. m, the jury retired to consider,
butarrivod at no verdict during tne
Anthony Litsras was tried before
Judge Archbald on the charge of hav
ing kept a disorderly house. Tho evi
dence showed that he has for a house
keeper a woman named Nellie Connors,
who seems to have been responsible for
certain disturbances which took pluoe
at the home of tho piir, although the
man was away nt work much of the
time. It was shown, however, that
there had been lights on thepremiiei
when Lit . -ras was at home, and the in
ference of the pros-jeutiou was that he
suould be held liable for the same; bnt
all the jurymen could not see it In that
light, for ufter deliberating on the
case for some time they c.itno into
court and declared their inability to
reach a conclusion, whereupon they
were diseharged from forth r consider
ation of the cas 1,
PULLED ins wipe's haul
Jpdgs Archbald also heard the trial
of Michael Henneasy w 10 was charge l
with bavinir violently assaulted hi
wite, Ellen Henneaay, the jr -"cutri x
The parties resi le at Oarbondilo, but
the 1 fendant baa been oonfined in the
county j ii! since February, when th,
alleged offence was committed. Bis
trice Attorney Kellv repreaented the
commonwealth ami Attorney Jam .;
Mabon plead the defendant cm
M s. lieuii"ssy w. ut on the stand and
and swore tiiat on Sun lay evening
in February, she being ill ut the time,
her husband caught htr by tho back
hair nnd pulling her down upon a
chair, asked the question, ''Shall 1 kill
you now or give yon iiv.i minute to
live!" He raised uls hand to atrika her
but was prevented in the attempt by a
daughter present. Mrs, Henneesy
swore that alio hud heen married to
the defendant thirty years nuil tbut
'luring the past thirteen years she ha 1
bosn kept constantly in fear. The
mother's testimony was supplement I
by that of the daughter who w.is pres
ent at the timo of the hair palling
llcunessy was the only witness sworn
by the defense. He is possessed of a
countenance not oaleulatod to Inspire
confl tenet, but he told his story 1 1 a
straightforward manner, denying in
toto tho allegations of the wile am)
daughter. Attorney Mahou addressed
the jury vigorously in behalf of bi
client, but district Attorney Kelly did
not deem it worth while to reply,
whereupon Judge Archibald dellvi n i
the following brief but comprehensive1
Gentlemen of the jury: Aman baa
no right to pull his wife's hair, nq mat
ler Whether lie i,:t ' livi ! 'Villi II":' ) hilly
years or live years. Tho wife und
daughter any that tho defendant did
commit the offence charged ; ho WM
bo did not. It is for you to say
whether he did or did not
The jury rotirod to consider the ease,
but at o'clock bad no; madeaptbvlr
minds as to tho veracity of the wit-
WAtflgg Full JtJUOftS.
At 11 o'clock pn needing came to a
halt before both jii g s, three juries
having locked horns in their attempt
to nrrivo at, conclusions. Judge Sitts r
wailed for an hour ami th 01 adjourned
court, but Judge Archbald wa more
patient and continued In his mat, evi
dently expecting that tho jury In the
Hennessy case would agree. They did
not, however, although word was sent
to them that if they did not return a
verdict they would be Compelled to re
main in their romn all night. At 4 M)
the jury In the case of Authonv Lit
erals lib d into the court r moii en 1
noiiucvd that it would be ImpOISible
for them to reach n conclusion. When
upon Judge Arohbald dliobarged them
from further attempt to bring them
selves to a. 0 alike.
A jury was then cmpantieied In the
oats of Nellie Hammett again! John
O'Neill. J lejwis and Frank Balerlna.
rh red with rape. This prOWCUtrix
aune months created a sensation I v n -
lstiug how she had Iron nswulted In a
hoe shop 01 the West Bide, at a lata
hour of the night by the three defend
ants, aud another young man woo we
placed on trial for the offense at D
oember term of conrt. The prosecutrix
at that tinie took the witness stand
und denied all her former allegations
aud tho defoudaut was acquitted. Iu
view of this face-about on the part of the
yotiug woman, District Attorney Kellr
yesterday stated that noovidenoe would
uo off. red by tho commonwealth and
in pursuance of Inttruotion from the
court a verdict of not guilty Wat taken
A jury was n' xt tmpannelpd in the
oaae of F. G, Krngermau, who is ac
cused of having aaeaulted John H.
'li'ity, tho prosecutor. No evidence
WM heard owing to the lateness of the
hour, tho case being continued until
ibis morning, when it will bo tried bo
Tore Judge Blttaer in court room No
'J D:stnot Attorney Kelly has charge
of tho prosecution und Attorney John
F. Bcragg reprints tho defendant
ALT OAM A AT THE FHOTHINGHAM.
An Interi-siing- Drama Well Preaentid
Before it Lhikm au.iu-.oi.
A lar ;e, repi e aei.talive Scr.nnon all
dienee wltnetad th production of
"Alabama" at tlio DOW Frothiughum
the iter l ist night:
Prom a dramatic add unistin itand
point, It is one of the best American
Iriimna, ami Is moreover clean aud ex
quisitely tender, it is a drama from
Wbieh an odor of romuuee emanates as
as delicate as that Wafted from the
magnolias on Qolonel Preston's plan
tation. Iu his drama, Augustus Thorns has
tobl a pretty story of the reconstruct
ive period in the South where obi men
with old Ideas light tonaclouily against
northern enterpriaa ami sentiments,
Frank C. Bungs wan seen to splendid
advantage us Colonel Preston, the
owner Of tho plantation ou which the
greater part of the aotloo takes place.
His work possessed tho finish (bat ripe
experience gives. Tim Colonel Moberly
oi Clarence Montainhowed all the
courtliness and chivalry lor which the
soul hern gentleman is famous, and
Clement Bainbridge, Wholl well known
in this city, made a most natural char
acter of Captain Davenport a northern
railroad man who pioves to be Ojlonel
Ethe.l Irving male a winsome and
lovable Carry Preston, and Genevieve
Beaman'a work ns Mrs. Page, who
clings to the luver of her youth,
was much admired. L 1'. Hick'), Will
iam J. Beau aud E Iward Mois uiso did
The scenery and stage Retting, es
pecially tboie for the moonlight scene
at the ruined gateway on Colonel Press
ton's plantation, were iu keeping with
the poetic thread that liurvadcs the
SCOTTISH RITI CONVOCATION.
Ten Persona Receivnd Their Digress i:
Keystone Lodge of Perfection, four
teen degree of the Ancient Accepted
Scottish Kites Masons, held a convoca
tion In their hull on Wyoming avenue
last evening, when a class ol ten can
didates received their degrtf. Th.y
were the following: Phil p K. li.ife,
Joseph Hi idle, W. ,i Harvey, John
Graham, Francis K. liust, John
iinglies, Leo W. Lung, James A. Flem
ing, George Z iidor, all of Wllkei
Barre, and Boewell W. Patterson, of
There was singing during the even
ing by the Seoltish Rib s' quartette,
composed of L mil .T Siebeckor, John
Morris, Fred ,1 YYidmayer aud Muses
.Morgan. Refreehment were also
DR. PlCK ON METHODISM.
Pays a Graceful Tribe's to the Elm
The current number of the Northern
Christian Advocate contains an inter
ettng article writtou by Rev. Luther
W. Peck, B. B., on the recent julrttiio
dist Episcopal conference and the
growth" and development of Motho-
lilsui iu this vie. .my. Of Elm Park
church Br. Peck I v
Tne Elm Park ohurch has rlson twice
from us ashi's aud Juts tin ref ore been
thrice built. The edifice is a model ol
beamy, convenience and power. The con
ference is to be congratulated on its aus
picious meeting In Bcranton at this time.
The pastor, lr. Pearce, Is abundant m la
bors, tho beautiful church Is thronged,
soul are added t. the membership by
conversion end i y letter, and tbe facilities
afforded the preachers nf this region fol
meeting and conferring on the interests of
the churches mo Ingnly advantageous.
G " i ..... i 0 OK SCOTCHMEN.
Annual Convention of Culrdoa'.an Clubi
Will be Held Hera July I
On July 3 the annual convention of
the Caledonian Clubs of America will
bo hold in this city. M my of tho most
prominent Sootohmeo of tho Unii.nl
osatea and Canada will be present at
the convention. While the delegate!
are in the city they will tie the guests
of tho Scraut.m Caledonian olub, whleh
is already angag -d In iu iking prepara
tion for 'lie convention.
Un July :i tho viattorj will be shown
the points of inter- st In and about the
city, ami on tho following day tho an-
niui garni of tha Boranton olub will
ho held, probably at Laurel Hill park,
FniNCF.-OLA'-Ult -- At St. Luke's
church. Friday, Apni ji, 1194 the rector
olliciiuing, liobort 1". Prince and Miss
Anna M. Ulaser, both of Bicghamtoa,
That we are here and
all opened up, we can
show you something
new in the line of
417 Lackawanna Ave,
Best ec3 of Teeth, $8.00
Including tha painless exiractlnj
i teeth hy un entirely ueiv pn1
S. C. Snyder, D.D.S.
Purt 9 Is Here.
Fart 0 of the Art Folio "America" has
arrived, and a largo supply of the most
entertaining number of the "popular aerie
maybe lound at Tin; TnmONB hardness
ofllco. Parties desiring to complete bets of
these beautiful are k ms wiil ho cheerfully
Vanoy Houio-Medi Baksry.
J. c. Waldaar's new branch, -137 Borne
15 are busy, hut w() ran InersMS our fa-
3J oilltteslt KBObhOABY.
3 Itomember the PBICES hi this
I IIENKY BATH & CO,,
I 12 G Penn Ave.
I Scranton's Household Specialists.
(MB '' ' .J.".V - - -
3 That took Pfrtt Award Atour
128 Wyoming Ave.
Wo open on SATURDAY, APRIL
1 1, it full line of Ladies' and
Including all evening shadea in
Silk and Lisle Thread.
Our Children's Department
ever exhibited, including all of the
latest novelties in Junior, Reefer,
Zouaves and Vestee Sui:.3 at $3.ii6
and upwards, Serv:ceable Double
Breasted Suits from $1.25 to $7.00.
Every purchaser of $1.00 worth
or more is liven a chance on th?
beautiful Parlor 3uit3 displayed in our window.
137 AND 139 PENN AVENUE,
Complete Outfitters, SCRANTON. fA.
S. L. GALLEN,
tee c:t shown here
Represents DanistervS new
Razor Toe Last. If von want the
latest styles in Footwear traiit at
BANISTER'S PRICES are- a little less than von
are paying elsewhere
BANISTER wiil give you MORE for your money
than any Shoe House in the city. Patent Leather
and Russet Shoes in endless variety.
OUR $2,500 OIFT
Enterprise has proven itself a great success. Our cus
tomers are delighted with it. Have you got the right
idea of it? If you haven't, call in; we will explain it
to you. Ask your neighbors about it. Tho Free Dis
tribution will List about threo weoks. By permission,
we refer you to tha following a few of our customers:
Mfc I). I" miirsaii. 0 Sny lor sv. , Bnllovno
Rlrs. iiciia Uattnoat8Su Irvina avenne-
Ulr. Rlnliai'.t ZolfR.-i, i'i'.'.'i rroP' i't uwaus.
Hi ;, s. it. Unrrls, -t 1 7 Penn see,
Tli am as Munis v, Bsej-. ArehMje. Ps.
"i rs . Drawer, in Larenstreet,
Ain Mullen, lilt Division aire t.
Miia M mtfli' ''"I i i-i in, 014 (llhinn ntroot.
ntr. iiewartl Davis, en Brnoa 'trest,
Mr. Bilir, 1. HI Utter. BIS Oanelli ftinra.
'i ims. D. Thomas, oor.Fillmore A saenoattil
BROWN'S BEE HIVE
24 LACKAWANNA AVENUE.
For Saturday ana
Monday we offer a
$4.00 Cape for
in all colors.
Ladies' fine Coats,
worth 6. 00, for
Also Ladies' fine
Sere Suits, worth
138 Wyoming Ave.
NEXT OirVIE BANK.
v tcui.i Wasblngtoa Avtiue,
Oon tract or an-i tmildi r nt Ooaerete Fiaarin?
OaMrete bki. potto, Jiutter and cJ
hum, W ut CmUii irielup. Or-lers may be
,eft tt Thompson a.- prn, Will mus Oa
iJain and hynon Htreetn, or a. Hcrautoa
?.t"VH,v""'k'- ANo F mudatlons. Cisterns,
llsa "Ire ruansls VoObi, nacgiaa tur
Department and smashes prices
into splinters. 1,000 Children's
Suits (Odds and Ends h
ou separate tables and will
:c 3 .j.
W3 Btturiuceu tn rumous prices un
til all sold. We are showing the
most handsom: line of
y yfi 0 j
for Inferior goods
Mr. D. A. (iTonnnt. Ill) ReSMM t?.t.
Urs. B. Waist b, Bollevos
iv. sum ,1, Phillips, Talor.
Itr. J. ll. Balligan WS0 Providsas lioai
miss Nciii.- Kane, Sa? Honroeaveaaa
U u 'i Conwajr. TU 'ails.-n airaut.
Mr. i iiMj.. Bivry, i rteebarg. a
Ulas Leutlnmr. BMCanonao avMns,
Mr, John T, Aston, Tavfqr, fa.
r-Iis B, Kvnns. 811 youth iiain Ui-t.