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KCIt ANTON. TA., WEDNESDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER
TWO CENTS A COrY.
THE T?BUNE HAS A LARGER BONA FIDE CIRCULATION AMONG SCRANTON BUSINESS MEN THAN ANY OTHER MORNING PAPER
Attendance at the Meeting or State Leaguo
Clubs Will Be Largo.
ItlANY DELEGATES ON THE GROUND
President Robinson Says the Conven
tion jWill Be the Largest and Most
Enthusiastic in the History of the
Organization Delegates Already
Arriving General Hastings and the
Other Candidates to Be Present.
ff n Kakrisburo, Sept. 4.
3 0cjr3HE convention will be the
II largest, most successful and
II most enthusiastic in the his
U tory d( the league." said
Congressman "Jack" Robinson, tbe
energetic president of tbe State League
of Republican clnbs, which will meet
in annual convention in this city to
morrow. "There will be over 1,000
delegates and alternates in the conven
tion. One bnndred and eighty-four
clubs in good standing have re
ported, and each of tbeee will be
represented by three delegates
ind tbe same nnmber of alternates."
Congressman Robinson reached the
eity at midnight to direet the
preliminary Jiirrnngemeuts of the con
vention. He wns accompanied by his
political and personal friend, Cuptain
Joseph H. Hnddull, one of the best
known Republican politicians in East
ern Pennsylvania. Mr. Robinson had
a conference with tbe local general eoro
mittee this morning. He expressed
much pleasure to yonr correspondent
with tbe plans of the committee, and
predicted tlie convention would make
for the Republican ticket many hun
dred votes this fall. He elaims many
young men are leaving the Democrat!
party and associating themselves with
the Republican clubs.
llnjor Everett Warren, of Scranton,
the neit president of tbe league, came
to the city yesterday to meet the dele
lit '9 and assist President Robinson in
arranging the preliminaries Mjor
Warren has plastered tbe corridors of
the Lochiel and other leading hotels,
the trees in Capitol park, and other
public places with large placards an
nouncing bis candidacy, as if tli. re was
a fight for the honor, whioh will be hie
without a shadow of a doubt. Fred W.
Fleilz, journal clerk of the bouse of
representatives, and Captain John C.
Delaney, of this city, are assisting Ma
jor Warren to receive tbe delegates at
bis headquarters at tho Lochiel.
THIS EVENING'S PARADB.
The general committee has arranged
for a parade tomorrow evening. It
will cover only a short route, from the
headquarters at the Locbiel hotel to
the opera house, where tbe mass meet
ing will be held, and is only intended
as an escort to General Hastings aud
other sneakers who are expected to be
present. The reception committee,
witb a band, will aotas escort to visit
ing clubs from Philadelphia, Pittsburg,
Lancaster and Scranton, wbiob are ex
pected to arrive this evening and to
morrow. District Attorney Detweller,
of this city will be chief marshal of tbe
A pleasant feature of the convention
will be tbe presence of General Hast
ings and bis colleagues on tbe state tie
ket nt the mans meeting. Tbe speech
of welcome will be delivered by A. Wil
son Norris, a rising young lawyer of
this city and a nephew of the late Auditor-General
Norris. President Rob
inson will reanond. "Ajax" Colburn.
. ttl 1 . T r t
before tbe convention. Mr. Col
ls one of tbe most eloquent talkers
antbrncite region. General
iiniri win Hrriva Rnnnc iiineinnir.
will be the guest of County Chair-
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Weiss at bis residence on Third
Tbe other candidates will have
nsriBri ma VHrions noteia.
eral D. H. Hastiner. tbe Rennb-
ibernatorini candidate, arrived
n ni ins aiauon. lie waa
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to the Lochiel hotel and held a
; reception. Tomorrow evening
be will open tbe campaign with a stir
ring speech at amass meeting to be
beld at tbe op-ra bouse.
MINE CABLE "BREAKS.
The Fate of Twelve Miner Is In
Maweatjka, 111., Sept. 4 The wire
cable attaoheel to a cage in a 1,000 foot
haft at the Assumption coal mine,
near here, broke tbis morning. Tbe
cage was 200 feet from tbe bottom when
the accident happened, and it demol
ished everything in its way. Tbe en
gineer lost centrol of tbe engine and
the op boand cage crashed through tbe
roof of tbe shaft house.
Twelve men. who were at work be
low, have not yet been taken out.
Tboir oondition is not known.
A RED HOT CAMPAIGN.
Breckinridge and Hie Opponent! Talk
ing Night and Day.
Lexington,- Sept 4 Tbe primaries
wbiob will decide the result in the
AshlaDd distriot will be beld Sept 15
For the closing two weeks iColonol
Breokinrldge has rallied bis supporters
and bis campaign committees announce
meetings day and night for every re
maining date all over the distriot.
Colonel Breckinridge is speaking
night and day. The Owens and Settle
campaign committees also announce
lists of speakers, among them being
many prominent citizens. Tbe sena
tor, eonnrressmen and others are try
ing to keep ont of the fight With a
half dozen meetings a any eome uays
more tbe district is well stirred np.
AFTER PULLMAN COMPANY.
- Attorney General Maloney Will Not Ee.
' ' lluquieh the Case.
Chicago, Sept 4 Attorney General
Maloney is still after the Palliaan com
nanv. He has notified its attorney
that he will appear before Judge Gib
bous tomorrow and ask leave to file the
amended petition in the quo warranto
proceeding;, in wbicb the company is
asked to show cause why it should not
forfeit' its charter.
The reasons given are that the com
pany sells gas aud water without prop
er (authority .'and nlso docs a good busi
ness in supplyiug steam beat to resi
dents at u large price. Tbe company's
right to speculate iu lands is doiyed,
also its privilege of operating a brick
plant. The sale of liquor at the Pull
man hotel is beld to be a direct viola
tion of the luw. In addition to these
the charges iu the original petition are
They Extend the TJeual Nominating
Courtoti-i at Montroee.
Special io the Scranton Trtbun.
Montrose, Pa., Sept. 4 Tho Sus
quobauna Demoeratio nominating con
vention was beld here today and can
didates placed upon the ticket as fol
lows: For congress, R. M. Stockor, of
Wayne comity; senator, Samuel
Sauuder, Wayne county; representa
tives, Samuel Shook, of Spriugville,
and Myron Strange, Bircliardville;
prothonotary, M. A. Blair, Ilopbottoiu ;
coronor, Dr. Boyle, Sntquehannn; jury
commissioner, L. Lake, Britlgewuter.
SHOOTING AT SEAGIBT
Record of the First Day's Score.
Pennsylvania Wins the Hil
Sea Girt. N. J., Sept. New Jersey
and Pennsylvania carried oft tbe
honors in tbe two big matches shot to
dav on tbe New Jersey state
rifU range. Tbe matches were shot
under tbe auspices of the National
Rifle association, teams represent
ing tbe states of Pennsylvania, New
Jersey, New York, Maine, Georgia and
the Diatrict of Columbia competing. It
was a fine day for shooting. A big
crowd of experts were present ana a
cheer went up when it was announced
that Now Jersey had won the
inter-state match, with Pennsyl
vania seeond. In the Hilton trophy
match tbe world's record at the
200 yard range was beaten fonr
points by the New Jersey team with a
score of 307. The Pennsylvania boys
scored H03 nd then gained a lead on
the 500 yard range, finally winning the
match by six points, with tbe District
of Columbia second. Tomorrow the
regimental team contests will be held.
A summary of today's shoot follows:
Interstate military match, open to teams
of twelve men each from all the Btates
and territories. Distance, 200 yards, ten
allots to each man anil 6UO yarrta
Distance. 200 Yds. 600 Yds. Total
New Jertoy fiofi 6'iS 1044
Pennsylvania 50t 53'J ; 10311
Oist. of C'olumbiu... 603 Ms 10S5
New York; 400 5;1() lfcM
Maiue : rU4 . 5IB l'XO
Georgia 41)7 5U0 1003
Hilton trophy match, open to teams of
iweivo men eacn from tue army, navy
or national guard of all countries; dis
tance 200, 5U0 and COO yards; seven shots
to each man
200 500 600
Distance. vds. yds. yds. Total.
Pennsylvania "3fi3 SKI !!44 HWS
District of Columbia X,i :m !)M 1082
New York ;iil9 VM H47 1072
New Jorsey 307 85!) il.'-i 1050
Maine 343 Mil 325 1031)
Georgia 341 359 333 1032
GUN NO. 1.
Woodbury, Bepubllcen, Elected in Ver
mont. White River Junction, Vt., Sept.
4. Returns from fifty-four towns
give Woodbury, for governor, (Rp.),
11,530; Smith. (Dein,), 3,004; McGia-
nis, (Pop.), 158; scattering, 117.
Woodbury's plurality. 7,927, a Re
publican net gain of 3,413.
TARIFF. BILL NUISANCE.
Reading Tobacco Manufacturers Injured
by It Feature
Reading, Pa., Sspt. 4 The tobacco
manufacturers of this eity are greatly
disturbed over the latest ruling of
Secretary Carlisle on the Wilson bill
provisions, f hoy say that if tbe rul
ing is not modified they cannot sell
leaf or other tobacco to emill manu
facturers, and that thny will be com
pelled to discontinue the business.
Tbe ruling requires that all tobacco
sold in small quantities shall be re
garded as manufactured tobsooo and
stumped at the rate of 0 cents per
pound, Tbis tbey regard at unjust to
HOBO TREATED TO HEMP.
The Tramp Q'teatlon Solved in One Case
in South Dakota.
Watkutown. S. D., Sept 4. A
tramp named Bourke. who last Friday
night assaulted Mrs. Willbone, was
caught yesterday and brought bore and
about 11 o'clock was dragged through
tbe streets witb a rope arouud big nock
and was hung to an electrio pole.
As soon as the crime of the tramp
became known bodies of men organiz d
themselves into searching parties, with
the above resnlta.
FLASHED FROM THE WIRES.
The Irrigation congress opened at Den
Fugitive ex-President Ezeta's case will
be beard in San Francisco today.
Tight-rope Walker Emery Bonnceant, of
Chicago, was killed by lightning at Tor
While ferrying a yoke of cattle across
the baguenay, near Qnobec, Thomae
Gautbier and Edward Larouche were
By demurrer, alloging no jurisdiction,
attornoys for Debs aud otbar American
Railway union leaders seek to dismiss
their Cincinnati indictments.
After suing her husband for divorce, the
wife of John Kauffinann, s Cincinnati
brewer, shot him through the face at Glen
dale, O., and tried to poison him.
Metal weighing 800 pounds, from the
Kearserge wreck, has been given by John
Dunn, of New York, to be cast for a clap
por of the new Columbian liberty boll.
In three days past incendiary fires, de
stroying $30,000 worth of oroperty. have
occurred in tbe western part of Louisville,
Ky and John Vtlter, a laborer, has been
arrested as the firebug.
Six Hundred and Fifty Tcople Known
HORRORS CFTHEHINCKLEY FIRE
Whole Families Swept Out of Exist
ence in a Twinkling The Loss of
Life Greater Among Women and
Childron Bodies Gathered by the
Burial Train and Piled Up in Boxes
Like Cord Wood SearchingiParties
Still at Work.
Duluth, Minn.. Sept. 4
THE death roll resulting from tbe
forest fires increases, and now
ovor G50 are known to be
lost, tho greater part women
and ohildren. Tbe greatest percentage
of deaths occurred among sottlers,
where whole families were swept ont
of existence in tbe twiukllug of an eye.
Not in any one direction, but every
pirt of- the fire-swept district tbe
finding of bodies hourly swells tho
list At an early hour tbis morning a
party of thirty experienced woodsmen
left on a speciul conveyance to scour
tbe woods for bodies of settlers in out
of the way cabins and olearings. They
are expected to bring back appalling
In the stretch of territory twenty
six miles long nnd from one to fifteen
miles wide, not a single human b a ci
tation has been left standing except a
seetion house at Miller, and in every
part of the track of the fl imes bodies of
men, women, ohildren, horses and cat
tle were found. The position of every
body found outside of Hinckley shows
that shelter of somo kind was sought
by the nuotiized sufferers, and the dead
are fonnd in holes behind overturned
stumps, marshy depressions and in
every water course.
the burial train's trip.
S. A. Thompson, who went ont on
the burial train yesterday, has re
turned. All the way down the train
men almost had to throw people off
who wished to go along and take in
the grave sinh t.. At Fiulayson a
party head 'd bv El. Finlayson drop
ped off nnd went east several miles,
visiting, among other placos, the Bille
uVmt farm, where the oodies of tbree
children were found. The rest of the
family bad none to Sandstone. A party
beaded by Fred Reynolds left th traiu
near Skunk lake an! got the bod ins of
Mrs. Liud and five children, wbfse
borne was a balf milo west of tbe
Tbo train picked np the bodies of
Littel and Elder, two operators of the
North Americun Telegraph company,
who had been sent out to the scene of
the trouble. The train pivkod up ton
bodies beside that of General Passen
ger Agent Rowley, of the Winnipeg,
near the trtok. It was learned that
Pine Ltko, a settlement seven miles
west of Finlayson was untouched, but
nothing has ueen heard of Sand Lake,
settlement away from tho railroad,
and it ia feared it has gone up in smoke.
Another body was discovered, in the mnd
it the (dg of Skunk lake, but it could
not be gotten out.
SEARCHING PARTIES "IT SANDSTONE.
At Millar, A. A. Farrington and
Robert Forbes healed parties and
started for Sandstone, and have not
since teen hoard from. Tnompenn him
self headed a party that picked np
seven bodies in the VVesterliind collar,
half a mile west of the wreck. Another
party headed by Lvnch got the bodies
of E l Greenfield's five children, a half
mile south of tbe wreck near the track.
A large man was picked tip over Hinck
ley hill who was recognized by bis
brotber-iti-Uw ns Dennis Ryan, watch
man of the Himkly saw mill. The
burial train reached Hinckley at C p.m.
The coroner of Pino cuunty said
there were 187 bodies already pi.ked
np in Hinckley alona. They were piled
np in box-.'S and coffins near the truck
like so much cord wood.
OPPOSING HOKE SMITH
Judse Long Finos Obsiaclee Before the
Washington, Sept. 4 Judge Charles
D. Long, of the Michigan siiDreme
court today filed a replication in the
supreme court of tbe District of Co
lumbia to tbe answers of Commissioner
of Pensions Locbren and Secretary
Hoke Smith in the matter of tbe appli
cation of Judge Long for a mandamus
to compel the commissioner to restore
his pension to the former rating of $72 a
month instead of tbe $50 a month he now
reoaivee. The replication of Judge
Long is iu tbe nature of a general de
nial of tbe answers m i'le by the de
fendants, nnd prays that tbe issue of
fact be determined by tbe conrt or a
Tbis famous pension ease will be
hoard for final argument bofore Judge
Cole tomorrow. Commissioner Loch
ren bus already given notiee that be
will move tbe court to dismiss the pro
ceedings and will oppose all further
delays ou Jndge L ing's part.
JUDGE BUCHER IS SHY.
He Does Not Caie for D.moorallo Nomi
nation. Harrisbdro, Sept 4. Ex-Judge
Dncher, of Union connty, Democratic
candidate for representative at large
in congress, has forwarded to Secretary
Harrity his withdrawal.
Two candidates for aongress at large
will be nominated by tbe state conven
tion, wbicb meets here next Tuesday.
ANDREW G. CURTIN ILL.
Pennsylvania' Famous War Governor
Coi fined to Bis Boom.
BeLLFONTE, Pit:, Sept. 4 Owing to
the illness whioh bas confined him to
bis room for the past throe weeks, ex
Governor Andrew G, Curtin will not
be able to attend the national encamp
ment of tbe Qrund Army of the Re-
nublio at Pittsburg next week. He
waa slightly better today than he bas
' ' been at any time during his illness,
but was permitted to sit up only a few
"'is old war governor has never fully
P.'r red from tbe full he bad on the
ic a 'root of his home last winter. It
was "y a shock to bis system that
tbe lfc'0j excitement completely pros
Even in his present condition he is
so enthusiastic over the encampment
that were it not for tho opposition of
bis wife be would undertake the jour
ney to Pittsburg.
JUST. ESCAPED DEATH.
The Awful Experience of an Indiana
Fort Wayne, Ind Sept. 4. A most
thrilling affair took place during the
Labor Day txerciees at Cunlilevf r park.
H. M. Williams, of Sturgis. Mich., was
engaged to make a parachute descent.
Tbe balloon filled with hot air, ascended
to over 3,000 feet with Witliams on the
trapeze. According to the programme
be slid(down a rope 200 feet before poll
ing the line to release the parachute,
when, to tbe horror of the immense
crowd, it failed to open.
Williams conld be seen attempting
to climb band over hand up tbe rope to
get at the parachute, when the balloon
began to descend rapidly and landed
in a heavy grove. Williams was
bruised some, but not seriously in
jured. The line became wrapped
around tlie trapeze bar and be could
not loosen it lie says be experienced
intense agony until be landed on the
treo top, as be feared the balloon, from
bis weight being on one side of it,
would turn over and drop to the
BAGGED AT LAST.
Chauncey Arnold, Who Escaped from
Officers a Year Ago, Is
Philadelphia, Sept. 4 Chauncey
Arnold, alias diaries Adams, who bus
been implicated in numerous robberies
in Berks, Dauphin and Northampton
counties, was arretted here .today on
the charge of robbing a bard ward store
in Lykens, Dauphin county, in April,
lfi!)3. Arnold, who bad several con
federates iu the Lykens' robbery, was
arrested shortly after it bad been com
mitted and while being taken to jail
j Dinned from a car window and escaped,
notwithstanding that he was hand
cuffed. A Dauphin connty constable
subsequently ran across Arnold, but
the robber drew a revolver aud made
his escape by firing at the officer.
Since that tiiun all trace of the fugi
tive was lost. The detectives of this
city were instructed to keep a sharp
look out for him, and they finally
learned that he had been ti this city
for some time, and since his arrival
had married under tbe name of Adams.
He obtained a oosition with a street
eoutraotor, and was made foreman,
When arrested, Arnold, who was su
perintending a gang of men engnged in
irolley work at Eighteenth and Vine
streets, denied that he was the man
named in tbe warrant, but he was
taken before Magistrate Milligan at
the Central station, where the Dauphin
connty constable identified bim.
Arnold not only has achieved consid
erable notoriety in the vicinity of
Lvkons, bnt iu Rsading and Eiston, in
181)3, be came into notoriety. Through
out Northampton county, and especi
ally in Euston, a great many safe
breakings had beon done whioh were
traced to Arnold and five or Bix others.
He was arrested in Eastou aud turned
stata's evidence, his confederates being
sentenced to seven years imprisonment,
A WARM WELCOME AWAITS HIM.
Rev. P. J. McM.inus Will Be Enthusias
tic illy Eeoetved.
Father Mathew mon are preparing
for an enthusiastio reception of Rev.
Father McMunns npon his return from
abroad Thursday evoning. The varions
societies aro holding separate meetings
to prepare for the occasion and each ia
vieing with the other in its efforts to
give the newly elected vice president of
ibe National union, "Caodthe mille
fuiltbe," a thousand welcomes.
The order of exercises consists of n
parade and a public reoeption in St.
Paul's hull, Green Ridge. The parade
will form on Franklin avenue, right
resting on Spruce streotat 7.30 o'clock.
The line of march will be up Lacka
wanna to Wyoming, to Mulberry, to
Washington, to New York street and
thenee to the pastorial residence in
Green Ridge. C G. Bolaurt will be
marshal of the parade and will assign
societies in liue. '
Father MeManos will arrive from
New York on the 8 50 p. m. Delaware,
Lackawanna and Western train.
Father Dunn, his assistant, left yester
day for New York city to meet Father
McMunns when be comes ashore and
to detain him until the departure of
the train whioh tbe societies are pre
paring to meet, w-"
. IN OllR OWN COMMONWEALTH.
The site for the new court bouse at
Wilkes-Borre cost 83,050.
An electric railway aloug tho river front
Harrisburg, is to be constructed.
Trolley cars will becin running between
Easton and 1'hillipsburg over tbe Delaware
Fifty employes of the Carlisle Manufac
turing oouipany yesterday struck tor an
increase of wages.
Fish Warden Jnooby tore out several
dozen nan nets and walls from the Dela
ware river near Easton.
Mr. and Mrs. John Nicholas Haucb, of
rittsourg, on ouuaay ceieDratea tne six
tieth auuiversary of their wedding.
An overdose of laudanum administered
by tbe mother, killed little Robert Fuller,
son of Charles Fuller, at Girardsville.
The apple yield in the seven counties in
tbe southeastern section of the state will
equal that of tbe remaining territory of
Auditors at Graensbnre yesterday re
ported that they bad found a shortage of
ew.i in tne accounts ol ex-County Treas
urer Philip Fisher.
Delegates from 1,000 councils of the
junior ureter American Mechanics are ex
pected to attend tbe state conventiou at
Lancaster, Be.pt. 18.
In a oabin near Ellwood City, lives a
Frenob hermit, Raphael Frazeppa, who
claims to know all the inside facts about
tbe Panama canal scandal.
IT IS ft QUIET
Little Excitement Manifest and No Turbulence
of Any Kind.
J. A. SCRANTON N01MTED
He Receives 115 Votes to 69 1-2
(Cast for John H. Fellows Archbald
Named for Judge, Clemons for
Sheriff Davies for Treasurer,
Thomas for Clerk of the Courts,
Jones for District Attorney, Heuster
fd.N Recorder of Deeds, Pryor for
Prothonotary, Hopkins for Register
of Wills and Matthews for Jury
For Consross. J. A. Hckanton, Scranton.
Forjudge. R. W. AkciiiiALI), Si-ranton.
For Sheriff, F. II. Ci.kmonh, bcranton,
For Troamiror, Djiomas D. Davius, AVost
For Cleric of tho Courts, John U. Thomas,
For District Attornoy, John It. Joses,
For Prothonotary, C. E. Pnvoit, Scranton.
For Recorder of Deeds CliAKI.KS llBUSTEIt,
For Register of Wills, W. II. IIovkins, Ben
For Jury Commissioner, T. J. MATTHEWS,
THE convention of the Republicans
of the county beld in the court
houae yesterday was not prolific
of exciting scenes. Everything
was conducted in a quiet, orderly way.
many liail.prodictea that tbe conven
tion would be a turbulent one, but
these knowing ones wore disappointed.
At midnight on Monday John R.
Fellows expressed himself as confident
that he would be nominated. Hie
friends shared his confidence, but early
yesterday morning that confidence was
somewhat shaken, and by 10.30, when
tne convention opened, it was an open
secret that Mr. Fellows would not bo
able to summon together near enough
of votes to insure bis nomination.
When the convention opened Mr.
Fellows appeared at the door of the
eoutt room, but was not afterward
seen near Jtbe place where the dele-
fratAft wnra In Buaflinn
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ueorge UKeu aeveiopea nincn
strength, but not enonch to seenre his
nomination, and the same was true of
George M. Watson. The strongest
man in the convention, judged from
the number of votes be polled, wus
John II. Thomas, of Carbondalo.
An iudication of the groat interest
taken in tbe convention was the large
crowd that filled every inch of space in
the court room during the day.
OPENING! THE CONVENTION.
At 10 ) Chairman D. W. Powell, of
the couuty committee, and Vice Chair
man W. S. Millar mtde their appear
ance in the m tin entrance to tbe court
room, and as they ndvanced down the
aisle to the bar enclosure, where tbe
delegates were seated, they were greet
ed with cheers. Ton minutes later
Mr. Powell called the delegates to
order and directed Seoretary J. W.
Browning to read the sail for the con
vention. Tho credentials of delegates were
called for, and as presented they were
recorded and tabulated by Assistant
Secretaries Emil Bonn and David J.
Davies. It was 11.45 bofore the work
of receiving orodoiitiuls was completed.
When tbe assistant secretaries had
made their report Chairman Powell
rapped for order and the first real bus
iness of the day was begun. He an
nounced that there were eight contests
Carbondale township, Northwest dis
trictPhil Loe and J. w. Oaborno.
Duninoro boroudi, Fourth ward Pat
rick Dcrry, Patrick McCormick and John
Lackawanna township. Northeast dis
trict J. II oil go, Thomas Richards and li.
La Plume borough George M. Potter
ton and Frank Cham
Old Forpe, i Second district--Jame,s H.
Jones aud Peter Scuoll.
Scranton, Third ward. First district
Anthony Mctlale and J. Stewart. -
Scranton, Sixth ward, First district
Qeorge Shoemnker and Ueorge Judson.
Scranton, Eighteenth ward C. F.
Beckett and II. Williams.
There were ties reported from the
Scranton, Second ward, Fifth district
Thomas Fidler and John Lenahan.
Waverly borough tf E. . Stevens; Ely
Old Jorge, "Thii d district Thomas Rod
gors and John il. Thomas.
Chairman Powell theu announced hit
committees on credentials and resolu
tions, wbicb follows :
Credentials-W. S. Millar. W. a Ward.
Horace E. Baud, John Copoland, W. 11.
Resolutions R. A. Zimmerman, A. B.
Eynon, J. F. lloynolds, E. M. Vornoy, W.
Tbe committees retired, and it then
being high noon, adjournment was
made nutil 2 o'clock.
TUE AFTERNOON SESSION.
So immeuse was the tbroug at the
afternoon session that tbe majority of
tbe delegates, who were late in coming
in, were compelled to stand np within
and about the bar enolosure duriug the
whole session, while spectators, and the
majority of them Democrats, ocoupied
tbe chairs usually . reserved for wit
nesses, jurymen and attorneys, and
which were yesterday intended for the
espeeial nse of delegates.
One delegate culled a halt to pro
ceedings as the committee on creden
tials' report was bolng read, and set
everyone present smiling audibly by
moving that delegates sit down.
Chairman Powell put tbe motion as it
was made, and when it was carried by
a vote whioh showed the unanimity of
both spectators and delegates on the
question there' was another peal of
The first business of the afternoon
Continued on Page 3.'
VETERANS IN THE CITY.
Here to Attend Ihelr Ninth Annual Bs
union. Blue-coated veterans filled the corri
dors of the Conway House lust even
ing. They were the advance guard of
the survivors of tbe Third Pennsyl
vania Heavy Artillery and One Hun
dred and Eighty-eighth Pennsylvania
Infantry, who will bold their ninth an
nual rouuion iu this city today and to
morrow. About fifty veterans, many of them
accompanied by their wives, arrived in
the eity last evening, Charles Soiled,
of Philadelphia, president of the or
ganization, was among the number.
His beadquarters are at the Conway
House. Today tbe number of arrivals
will be doubled and possibly triplod.
Among yesterday's arrivals were vet
erans from Colorado, Illinois, New
Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
An informal reoeption was beld Inst
night at tbe Conway and Thomas Kay
amused many of his comrades with
This morning there will be a recep
tion for the veterans at Griffin Post
rooms and at 2 o'clocic tbe reunion will
be held at Laurel Hill park. In tbe
evening acampfire will be held in the
armory. Thursday will be devoted to
Tbe loonl committee in charge of the
reunion is composed of John W. Bay
ley, N. F. Hine, William Love, Wil
liam Martin, of Scranton, and S. J.
Hinds, of Moosio.
Delegates to the State Convention of
Republican League Clubs Loft
In two special cars attached to the
regular train oa tbe Delaware, Laoka
wnnna and Western leaving this eity
at 0.07 p. m. for Northumberland tbe
delegates and many prominent Repnb-
liouus of tbe eounty left yesterday for
Each delegate sent from Lackawanna
county bas been unequivocally in
structed to support Major Everett
Warren for president of the league.
Nothwitbstandiog that to a'l appear
ances the oandidnoy of Major Warren for
presidont is uuiversally regarded
throughout the state as likely to meet
with no opposition, yet the Serautoti
delegation that hasgoue to Harrisburg,
will from the moment of its arrival
until the last vote is cast iu the con
vention today, leave nothing undone in
the matter of booming Major Warren.
Those who left aro Hon. it. W. Arch
bald, William A. Connell, Hon. W. L.
Connell, M. W. Lowry, J. M. Harris,
County Treasurer D. W. Powell, H.
P. Simpson, H. A. Kingsburg, M. II.
Dale, Walter Dickson, A, J. Colborn,
G. A. Williams. Timothy Burke, Colonel
E. II. Ripple, J. W. Oakford.
John Roll. Adjutant W. S. Millar.
G. M, Watson, Prothonotary C. E,
Pryor, W. Gaylord Thomas, Livy S.
Richard, Thomas E. Reynolds, John
R. Edward, Charles E. Daniels. City
Controller F. J. Widraayer, City Treas
urer 11. G. Brooks, Thomas Leyshon,
Joiepli D. Lewis, John H. Reynolds,
John R. Jones, A. Smith, Peokville;
John Johns, James Watkins nnd R
Willis Reese, of Taylor; Alx. T. Con
nell. C. P. O'Mnlley, John R. Farr. T.
P. (Josgrove, Arohoald; A. S. Newton,
Dr. W. E.; Lloyd, R. T. James, K. J.
Keese, James W. Smith and S, W.
Arnold, of Blakely.
Division Passenger Agent M, L,
Smith will aocompany tbe party.
ENJOYABLE DANCING PARTY.
Given by Mr. and Mr. E. L, Fuller In
Honor of Their Son.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Fuller, of Jeffer
son avenue and Olive street, gave a
dancing party last evening at their
home in honor of their son, Mortimer
Fuller, At 0 o'clock the guests began
to arrive and were received in tbe front
parlora by Mr. aud Mrs. Fuller and
Miss Frances Winton.
Tbe bouse was brilliantly illuminated
and tastefully decorated for tbe occa
sion. Bauer's orchestra furnished tho
music. Following is a list of the guests
who enjoyed Mr. and Mrs. Fuller's
Mtsnes Helen Sandorson, Edith Ploraon,
Grace Kingsbury, May Kingsbnry, Anna
Archbald, Lillie Gearhart, Gertrude and
Lulona Warner, of Qotchen, Ind.; Emma
Ilanley, Miss Sherer; Bess Torrey, May
Torrey, Miss Hunt, Alary Linen, Eleanor
Anderson, Augusta Arohbuld, Miss Blair,
MiB Decker, Florence Finch, Mise
Gould, of Seneua Falls, N. Y.j Alice
Mathews, Clara Simpson, Evelyn Gil
more, Jessie CourBen, Miss Morse,
Janet Law, Misses Jermyn, Miss Lind
say, Miss Fuller, of Wavorly, N. Y.j
Joe Boies, Warren Pierson, Seldon Kings
bury, John Brooks, Ned Moffat, Kobert
Archbald, Harry Klrkpatrick, Willis Kirk
patricit, Albert -Watson, Jim Goarhart,
Edwin Gearhart, Will Hanley. Will Tor
rey, Evorett Hunt, Edward Holland, Wind
sor Decker, Bert Merrill, James Blair, jr.,
Carl Welles, Claude Walker, Rob Frey,
Hob Snyder, Nelson Gillespie, Julius
Morse, George Morse, Jim Sanderson, Ed
Nettleton. Frank Spencer, Frank Fuller,
Cassius Stachkouio, Will Hutchins, R.
AN INTERESTING EVENT.
Marriage of Jacob Braodwan and Mies
The marriage of Jacob Brandwan, a
well known resident of Scranton, to
Miss Mamie Cohen, dantater of Mr.
and Mrs. N. L. Cohen, of Penn avenue,
was celebrated with great eolat last
evening at 6 o'olook. '
Tbe Rev. N. Dronk.of the Penn Ave
nne Synagogue,, oflleiated, and Will
iam Viceburger Beted as groomsman,
while Miis Ethel Posoer Miss Lottie
Stone, Mist Mamie Blook and Mrs.
Shimburg, of Syraouse, were brides
maids. Tbe bride, who is a popular and well
educated young lady, was dressed in
bright silk with trimming of lace, and
aft-r the ceremony tbe bridal party
adjourned to Mneio ball, Lackawanna
avenue, where over 800 guests were en
tertain d at the wedding supper, after
wbich' daneing was indulged in until
the early hours of morn,
Washinotoii. Sept. 4. For
eastern Pennsylvania, fair, south
to southeast tctnds. tor western
Pennsylvania, fair, except ihuwcrt on the
lakes; souinwtsi wmat.
We have now on exhibi
tion a magnificent stock of
New Fall Dre3S Goods,
ELTIES in both FOREIGN
AND DOMESTIC GOODS.
Early selections aro most -desirable,
the styles beinj
EXCLUSIVE, and there
will be NO DUPLICATES.
Our stock of
Black Dress Goods
Is the finest we have evei
shown, including full line
Priestly Black Goods
510 and 512 Lackawanna Ave.
Wholesale anil Retail
H. A. Kingsbury
313 Spruce Street.
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